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I've found different formulas regarding wave energy.

1) Wave energy is proportional to wave length [tex]\lambda[/tex] times wave height squared

2) Wave energy is proportional to wave period T times wave amplitude squared

From what I've read, wave period is equivalent to wave length.

But wave height does not equal wave amplitude (for a sinusoidal wave: h=2a) so shouldn't it be 4aï€‡?

I think I'm mixing up a few things.

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# Wave energy ~ wave height squ. or wave amplitude squ.?

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