Rehabilitation of Hartlepool town wall

Cuomo, G. and Hancock, D. and Richardson, S. and Longo, D. and Rigden, T. and Dimakopoulos, A. (2013) Rehabilitation of Hartlepool town wall. In: ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013, 18-20 September 2013, Edinburgh, UK.

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Abstract

The combined use of both numerical and physical model tests has supported optimisation of the design of the set-back flood defence wall at the rear of the Hartlepool Town Wall by providing detailed information on overtopping discharges and design hydrodynamic loads. An extensive physical model study was performed in one of the wave flumes at HR Wallingford, a series of crest configurations were tested and their performances assessed over a range of wave conditions and water levels. The OpenFOAM computational fluid dynamics model was then validated and calibrated by reproducing selected physical model tests and subsequently used to gather further insight in the loading process and assess wave-induced loads for use in the design of the seawall.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Coasts > Coastal erosion and flooding
Coasts > Coastal structures
Maritime > General
Coasts > Overtopping
Coasts > General
Divisions: Coastal
Maritime
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email i.services@hrwallingford.com
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2020 09:50
Last Modified: 23 Apr 2020 11:02
URI: http://eprints.hrwallingford.com/id/eprint/929

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