The refraction of water waves around the heads of breakwaters can lead to large wave heights along the sheltered side of the structure. These waves are shown to be edge waves, trapped on the breakwater, based on the comparison of laboratory data and linear edge wave theory.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Title of host publication||Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference|
|Number of pages||11|
|State||Published - Jan 1 1987|
|Name||Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference|
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