Many ocean engineering problems involve bound harmonics which are slaved to some underlying assumed close to linear timeseries. When analysing signals we often want to remove the bound harmonics so as to “linearise” the data or to extract individual bound harmonic components so that they may be studied. For even moderately broad banded systems ﬁltering in the frequency domain is not sufﬁcient to separate components as they overlap in frequency. One way to overcome this difﬁculty is to use input signals with the same linear envelope but with different phases and then use simple addition and subtraction of the resulting signals to extract different harmonics. This approach has been established for the analysis of wave groups. In this paper we examine whether this approach can be used on random time series as well. We analyse random wave time series of wave elevation from the towing tank in Shanghai Jiao Tong University and force measurements on a cylinder taken in the Kelvin tank at the University of Strathclyde.
|Publication status||Published - 9 Jun 2019|
|Event||38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering - Scottish Event Campus, Glasgow, United Kingdom|
Duration: 9 Jun 2019 → 14 Jun 2019
Conference number: 2019
|Conference||38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering|
|Period||9/06/19 → 14/06/19|
- ocean waves
- bound harmonics
- wave records
- perturbation expansion
Adcock, T. A. A., Feng, X., Tang, T., Bremer, T. S. V. D., Day, S., Dai, S., ... Taylor, P. H. (2019). Application of phase decomposition to the analysis of random time series from wave basin tests. 38th International Conference on Ocean, Offshore & Arctic Engineering, Glasgow, United Kingdom.