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By Robert M. Sorensen

ISBN-10: 0387233326

ISBN-13: 9780387233321

Basic Coastal Engineering, third variation bargains the fundamentals on

monochromatic and spectral floor wave mechanics, coastal water point

variations, coastal buildings and coastal sedimentary strategies. It additionally

provides the required historical past from which the reader can pursue a

more complex learn of a few of the theoretical and utilized facets of

coastal hydrodynamics and design.

This vintage textual content deals senior and starting post-graduate scholars in

civil and mechanical engineering or the actual and environmental

sciences a well-rounded advent to coastal engineering. Engineers

and actual scientists who've no longer had the chance for formal

study in coastal engineering, yet wish to familiarize yourself with the

subject, also will make the most of this well timed resource.

New fabric coated during this 3rd version includes:

Material on coastal strategies together with seashore equilibrium profiles,

beach profile closure intensity, mechanisms inflicting seashore profile swap, and

the features and layout of coastal entrances.

Material at the layout of stone mound buildings together with low-crested

breakwaters, sensitivity of the Hudson equation for rubble mound

structure layout, armor stone specification and the industrial

implications of layout wave selection.

Material on floor waves together with vessel-generated waves, refraction

and diffraction of directional wave spectra and layout wave choice


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16). 25. For a given wave height and period and water depth which of the following wave parameters depend on the water density: celerity, length, energy density, particle pressure, and particle velocity at a given depth? Explain each answer. 26. How does increased water viscosity aVect a wave train as it propagates toward the shore? 27. Waves with a period of 10 s and a deep water height of 1 m arrive normal to the shore without refracting. A 100-m long device that converts wave motion to electric power is installed parallel to the shore in water 6 m deep.

3–1 propagating toward the shore without refracting. The wave breaks and runs up on a 1:10 grass covered slope having a toe depth of 4 m. Determine the breaking wave height and the wave runup elevation on the grass-covered slope. 15. Dimensionless runup on smooth impermeable slopes versus bottom slope 0 and incident deep water wave steepness; 1 < ds =Ho < 3. S. 1. Runup Factors for Various Slope Conditions Slope facing Concrete slabs Placed basalt blocks Grass One layer of riprap on an impermeable base Placed stones Round stones Dumped stones Two or more layers of riprap Tetrapods, etc.

PH cosh k(d þ z) sin kx sin st T sinh kd (2:57) ! pH sinh k(d þ z) cos kx sin st; w¼ T sinh kd (2:58) u¼ and a pressure Weld given by ! cosh k(d þ z) p ¼ Àrgz þ gH cos kx cos st; cosh kd and horizontal and vertical particle displacements given by (2:59) Two-Dimensional Wave Equations and Wave Characteristics / 37 ! cosh k(d þ z) z ¼ ÀH sin kx cos st sinh kd (2:60) ! 61) demonstrate some interesting features of a standing wave. If the component progressive wave heights are H, the standing wave height is 2H.

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