WAVE TRAPPING BY BREAKWATERS.

Robert A. Dalrymple*, James T. Kirby, Daniel J. Seli

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Abstract

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 languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference
PublisherASCE
Pages1820-1830
Number of pages11
ISBN (Print)0872626008
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987

Publication series

NameProceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference
Volume2

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Engineering(all)

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