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Lookup NU author(s): Professor Longbin Tao,
Dr Xin Wang,
Dr Arun Dev
This is the authors' accepted manuscript of an article that has been published in its final definitive form by Springer International Publishing, 2018.
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© 2018, China Ship Scientific Research Center. One important kinematic propertie of breaking waves is the wave celerity. Constant wave celerity has been used for the wave breaking criterion by many researchers. However, this approach does not consider the variation of wave celerity at different phases before breaking. Hence, this article examines the aspects of the wave breaking criterion and dynamics of wave celerity before wave breaking. Breaking waves were generated using the JONSWAP focused spectrum and a semi-empirical formula for the wave celerity estimation was established.
Author(s): De Wang C, Tao L, Wang X, Zhang Y, Dev AK
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Journal of Hydrodynamics
Print publication date: 01/06/2018
Online publication date: 24/05/2018
Acceptance date: 09/03/2018
Date deposited: 03/08/2018
ISSN (print): 1001-6058
ISSN (electronic): 1878-0342
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
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