Waves and wave overtopping on reservoir structures

Allsop, W. and Williamson, T. and Pullen, T.A. (2010) Waves and wave overtopping on reservoir structures. Dams and Reservoirs, 20. pp. 59-68.

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Abstract

This paper reviews recent guidance (and associated calculation tools) to predict waves and wave overtopping of reservoir containment structures. It appraises the applicability of recent advances in overtopping analysis intended primarily for coastal structures, but argues that they can equally be applied to the analysis of dams and other reservoir structures. It therefore suggests that a shift in the analysis of dam crest levels to limit wave overtopping discharges may now be timely.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Maritime > Environmental impact assessment
Floods > Dams and reservoirs
Coasts > Overtopping
Coasts > General
Divisions: Floods
Maritime
Water
Coastal
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:49
Last Modified: 02 Apr 2020 09:49
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/782

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