Journal of Hydrodynamics

, Volume 18, Issue 1, pp 3–8 | Cite as

Long-period oscillations in a harbor excited by broad-banded random sea waves

  • Mengyi Chen
  • Chiang-chung Mei
Keynote Lecture

Key words

Random sea waves nonlinear water waves nonlinear resonance harbor resonance nonlinear scattering nonlinear diffraction slow-drift oscillations 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Civil and Environmental EngineeringMassachusetts Institute of TechnologyCambridgeUSA

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