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de Souza e Silva, M. G., Kerpen, N., Rosman, P. C. C., Schlurmann, T., & Neves, C. F. (2018). FINDING BICHROMATIC-BIDIRECTIONAL WAVES WITH ADVs. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(36), papers.33.


The aim of this study is to investigate Bichromatic-Bidirectional waves to characterize the subtractive wave-wave nonlinear interactions, using adaptive techniques rather than traditional spectral techniques. A physical model test in a 3D-wave basin was conducted and measurements were made with two arrays of ultrasonic sensors of free surface and one array of ADVs. The Hilbert-Huang transform, aided by the Multivariate Empirical Mode Decomposition, was applied to the orbital velocity data and the main characteristics of the infragravity wave (velocity amplitude, period and direction) were extracted with a good precision.


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