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WANG Liping, XU Xin, LIU Guilin, CHEN Baiyu, CHEN Zhengshou. A new method to estimate wave height of specified return period[J]. HaiyangYuHuZhao, 2017, 35(5): 1002-1009

A new method to estimate wave height of specified return period

WANG Liping1, XU Xin1, LIU Guilin2, CHEN Baiyu3, CHEN Zhengshou4
1 College of Mathematical Sciences, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266100, China;
2 College of Engineering, Ocean University of China, Qingdao 266100, China;
3 Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA;
4 Department of Naval Architecture and Civil Engineering, Zhejiang Ocean University, Zhoushan 316000, China
In this paper, we propose a new method to estimate the wave height of a specific return period based on the Hurst rule and a self-affine fractal formula. A detailed description of our proposed model is presented in this paper. We use the proposed model to analyze wave height data recorded along the coast of Chaolian Island from 1963 to 1989. The results show that the performance of our proposed model in estimating design wave heights is superior to traditional models.
Key words:    Hurst rule|self-affinity|fractal formula|wave height of specific return period   
Received: 2016-03-15   Revised: 2016-05-18
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