Ocean Engineering Mechanics: With Applications / Edition 1

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Overview

Ocean Engineering Mechanics provides an introduction to water waves and wave-structure interactions for fixed and floating bodies. This book can be used for both introductory and advanced courses in ocean engineering mechanics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521859523
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/12/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 618
  • Sales rank: 1,372,688
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 10.20 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael E. McCormick is currently a Corbin A. McNeill Professor in the Department of Naval Architecture and Ocean Engineering at the U.S. Naval Academy. He is a Fellow of the Marine Technology Society, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American Society of Civil Engineers. In 1976, he became the co-editor of the journal Ocean Engineering and remained so for thirty years. Prior to that, he was the editor of the Marine Technology Society Journal. Professor McCormick was the first recipient of the U.S. Naval Academy Alumni Award for Research Excellence and was also awarded the U.S. Navy Meritorious Civilian Service Award and the U.S. Navy Superior Civilian Service Award. He is the author of Ocean Engineering Wave Mechanics and Ocean Wave Energy Conversion. Professor McCormick received a Ph.D. in mechanical engineering from the Catholic University of America and a Ph.D. in civil engineering and a Sc.D. in engineering science from Trinity College, Dublin.

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Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Review of hydromechanics 7

3 Linear surface waves 44

4 Nonlinear surface waves 73

5 Random seas 113

6 Wave modification and transformation 161

7 Waves in the coastal zone 224

8 Coastal engineering considerations 258

9 Wave-induced forces and moments on fixed bodies 273

10 Introduction to wave-structure interaction 350

11 Wave-induced motions of floating bodies 376

12 Wave-induced motions of compliant structures 453

Appendices 529

References 549

Index 575

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