Extreme Waves

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Joseph Henry Press, 2006 - Science - 291 pages
"Extreme Waves is a science and history of waves. Covering both the headline stories as well as incidents that are less well-known but equally startling, Craig Smith, author and amateur sailor, will keep you riveted from the first chapter to the last."--BOOK JACKET.

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Smith, an experienced engineer and ocean sailor, covers the physics of waves and the effect on people of "extreme waves," those "greater than 2.2 to 2.4 times the significant wave." He focuses on the ... Read full review

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