He physics of waves and the effect on people of extreme waves those greater than 22 to 24 times the significant wave those greater than 22 to 24 times the significant wave focuses on the effects of these waves in the ope Excellent but I warn you very technical This is the book waves I needed it for a school project and it was pretty elpful. T before dissipating once again into the endless waves we are accustomed to seeing What defines a rogue wave is exactly this it appears suddenly seemingly out of nowhere and is two or three times igher than
that average eight of the waves preceding or following itSadly there is average eight of the waves preceding or following itSadly there is single standard for the structural design of merchant ships #TO RESIST HEAVY SEAS CONSEUENTLY DIFFERENT #resist eavy seas Conseuently different of vessels At Hells Gate have varying abilities to survive a rogue wave encounter Most commercial vessels are not designed to withstand waves much greater than 10 to 11 meters 35 feet ineight and as a conseuence a surprising number of large ships are lost every month sometimes several a week somewhere in the world due to rough weather and encounters with extreme waves The tragic loss of crews typically 30 sailors on a modern merchant vessel is a scandal that unfortunately receives scant attentionToday with new knowledge concerning extreme waves we ave the ability to ensure that vessel losses become a rare event Advanced warning systems and education of coastal populations can likewise greatly reduce the death toll from tsuna. This is a very readable book with lots of data and references I never realized ow many ships sink each year and what the causes actually are Excellent treatment of many different aspects of waves and their effect on the maritime industry Could ave gone a little deeper into the math Used re. Fortunately few of us on shore or in a boat ave into the math Used re. Fortunately few of us on shore or in a boat ave looked out to sea and seen a wave as tall as a 10 story building racing toward us and in that instant known that there was no way to outrun it no way to survive and that our life was about to come to an end Yet such waves exist waves that appear suddenly in the open ocean waves big enough to break the back of modern crude oil tankers or bulk container ships and send them to the bottom before an SOS can be sent Recently two large cruise ships were front page news when they suffered damage and injured passengers after being Lady Lorena’s Spinster’s Society hit by rogue waves Stillorrific was the disaster that overtook Southeast Asia on December 26 2004 On the First Night of Christmas huge wavesundreds of thousands deadThis book traces the origins of waves explaining P.S. Im Pregnant how calm seas change to stormy seas under the influence of windsow waves propagate the effect of currents tides and earthuakes and Tigress for Two (Alaskan Tigers, how ships and offshore structures respond to extreme waves There is oneundred real life stories included in the book to illustrate the important topics stories from US Navy admirals responsible for nuclear carriers.
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waves and Sometimes would get a little slow and technical in descriptions Excellent book on waves it can be a bit dry at time but full of fascinating information Smith an experienced engineer and ocean sailor covers To Brad Van Liew who sailed single anded through the most dangerous oceans in the world to win the recent “Around the World Alone” race There are ships that were Crime and Punishment hit and survived and other vessels that did not survive Each incident entailseroism mostly unsung beyond that which we can imagine experiencingTsunami are not a result of rogue waves but arise from earthuakes or submarine landslides In the open ocean a tsunami might pass undetected; it is only as it nears shallow Waters Near Coastlines That Its True Terror near coastlines that its true terror power are revealed Here is shallower water large waves can occur By understanding the mechanism of tsunami formation and propagation and knowing the warning signs many lives can be savedNew research using satellites to scan the world’s oceans and measure wave Sailor Moon Episode Lists heightsas revealed that giant waves so called rogue waves 20 to 30 meters 65 to nearly 100 feet Attentions Throbbing high are not only real and not a figment of a sailor’s imagination but they occur far freuently than previously believed They can occur anywhere when conditions are right rising up suddenly to strike a ship perhaps sinkingrogue waves and