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Physical Models and Laboratory Techniques in Coastal Engineering : Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering - Steven A. Hughes

Physical Models and Laboratory Techniques in Coastal Engineering

Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering

Paperback Published: 1993
ISBN: 9789810215415
Number Of Pages: 588

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Discusses the art and science of physical modelling as applied in coastal engineering. Topics covered include: advantages and disadvantages of physical models; systems of units; dimensional analysis; types of similitude; and avarious hydraulic similitude criteria.

Introductionp. 1
Coastal Engineering Design Toolsp. 1
Brief History of Hydraulic Modelingp. 3
Advantages of Physical Modelsp. 6
Disadvantages of Physical Modelsp. 8
Overview of Hydraulic Physical Modelsp. 9
Dimensional Analysisp. 19
Dimensionsp. 19
Principles of Dimensional Analysisp. 25
Dimensional Analysis Methodologyp. 34
Principles of Similitudep. 51
The Concept of Similitudep. 52
Requirements of Similitudep. 54
Hydraulic Similitudep. 62
Hydrodynamic Modelsp. 81
Introduction to Hydrodynamic Modelsp. 82
Short-Wave Hydrodynamic Modelsp. 83
Long-Wave Hydrodynamic Modelsp. 131
Other Model Study Considerationsp. 162
Coastal Structure Modelsp. 169
Introduction to Structure Modelsp. 170
Rubble-Mound Structuresp. 175
Sloping Impermeable Structuresp. 213
Vertical-Wall Structuresp. 216
Composite Structuresp. 222
Floating Structuresp. 223
Other Modeling Considerationsp. 228
Sediment Transport Modelsp. 237
Introduction to Movable-Bed Modelsp. 237
Movable-Bed Scaling Requirementsp. 244
Bedload-Dominated Transport Modelsp. 252
Suspension-Dominated Modelsp. 281
Fixed-Bed Tracer Studiesp. 319
Other Movable-Bed Model Aspectsp. 321
Laboratory Wave Generationp. 333
Introductionp. 333
Two-Dimensional Governing Equationsp. 334
First-Order Wave Generationp. 339
Nonlinear Wave Generationp. 366
Transient Wave Generationp. 386
Irregular (2-D) Wave Generationp. 392
Directional (3-D) Wave Generationp. 427
Additional Wave Generation Topicsp. 437
Laboratory Measurement and Analysisp. 459
Laboratory Measurementsp. 459
Measurement Tools and Techniquesp. 471
Wave Data Analysisp. 494
Wave Reflection Analysisp. 502
A Metric (SI) Systemp. 525
B Symbols and Notationp. 539
Author Indexp. 554
Subject Indexp. 559
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ISBN: 9789810215415
ISBN-10: 981021541X
Series: Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 588
Published: 1993
Country of Publication: SG
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 3.02
Weight (kg): 0.77

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