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dc.contributor.authorKamranzad, B
dc.contributor.authorEtemad-Shahidi, A
dc.contributor.authorKazeminezhad, MH
dc.date.accessioned2017-05-03T13:12:34Z
dc.date.available2017-05-03T13:12:34Z
dc.date.issued2011
dc.date.modified2012-05-28T22:34:21Z
dc.identifier.issn0029-8018
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.oceaneng.2010.10.004
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10072/44215
dc.description.abstractForecastingofwaveparametersisnecessaryformanymarineandcoastaloperations.Different forecastingmethodologieshavebeendevelopedusingthewindandwavecharacteristics.Inthispaper, artificialneuralnetwork(ANN)asarobustdatalearningmethodisusedtoforecastthewaveheightforthe next 3,6,12and24hinthePersianGulf.Todeterminetheeffectiveparameters,differentmodelswith various combinationsofinputparameterswereconsidered.Parameterssuchaswindspeed,directionand wave heightoftheprevious3h,werefoundtobethebestinputs.Furthermore,usingthedifference between waveandwinddirectionsshowedbetterperformance.Theresultsalsoindicatedthatifonlythe wind parametersareusedasmodelinputstheaccuracyoftheforecastingincreasesasthetimehorizon increasesupto6h.Thiscanbeduetothelowerinfluenceofpreviouswaveheightsonlargerleadtime forecastingandtheexistinglagbetweenthewindandwavegrowth.Itwasalsofoundthatinshortlead times, theforecastedwaveheightsprimarilydependonthepreviouswaveheights,whileinlargerlead times thereisagreaterdependenceonpreviouswindspeeds. &
dc.description.peerreviewedYes
dc.description.publicationstatusYes
dc.format.extent157854 bytes
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.languageEnglish
dc.language.isoeng
dc.publisherElsevier
dc.publisher.placeUnited Kingdom
dc.relation.ispartofstudentpublicationN
dc.relation.ispartofpagefrom248
dc.relation.ispartofpageto255
dc.relation.ispartofissue1
dc.relation.ispartofjournalOcean Engineering
dc.relation.ispartofvolume38
dc.rights.retentionY
dc.subject.fieldofresearchOceanography
dc.subject.fieldofresearchCivil engineering
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMaritime engineering
dc.subject.fieldofresearchMaritime engineering not elsewhere classified
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode3708
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode4005
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode4015
dc.subject.fieldofresearchcode401599
dc.titleWave height forecasting in Dayyer, the Persian Gulf
dc.typeJournal article
dc.type.descriptionC1 - Articles
dc.type.codeC - Journal Articles
gro.rights.copyright© 2011 Elsevier Inc. This is the author-manuscript version of this paper. Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. Please refer to the journal's website for access to the definitive, published version.
gro.date.issued2011
gro.hasfulltextFull Text
gro.griffith.authorEtemad Shahidi, Amir F.


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