SEPARATION OF LOW-FREQUENCY WAVES BY AN ANALYTICAL METHOD

Yuxiang Ma, Guohai Dong, Xiaozhou Ma

Abstract


A new method for separating low-frequency waves in time domain is proposed by constructing the analytical signals of the measured waves. Using three simultaneous wave records, the time series of incident bound, free and reflected low-frequency waves can be obtained by the present method. This method is only suitable for separating monochromatic low-frequency waves. The applicability of the method is examined by numerical tests. The results show that the present method can give accurate results over sloping beaches when water depth (kh) is larger than 0.2. Then, the present method is used to study an experiment of low-frequency waves over a mild slope beach.


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Keywords


low-frequency wave; separation technique; analytic signal

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