A mathematical model of diffraction by breakwaters in random waves

Smallman, J.V. (1988) A mathematical model of diffraction by breakwaters in random waves. Technical Report. Hydraulics Research Wallingford.

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Abstract

This report gives details of a method to predict diffracted wave heights in the lee of a breakwater for random waves. It uses a technique whereby the diffraction coefficients for unidirectional monofrequency wave components are combined according to a specified incident frequency spectrum and directional spread. An example of its application, and effect, is given for a breakwater gap. Some illustrations of the use of the method for the production of diffraction diagrams are provided for island breakwater and breakwater gaps.

Item Type: Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects: Coasts > Coastal structures
Coasts > General
Divisions: Maritime
Coastal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:41
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:42
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/208

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