Calculation of wave shoaling with dissipation over nearshore sands
U.S. Army, Corps of Engineers, Coastal Engineering Research Center, 1983 - Science - 21 pages
This report provides a simplified calculation procedure for nearshore wave height changes considering the energy dissipated by rough turbulent flow over a strongly agitated bed of quartz sand. All elementary wave relationships are from linear monochromatic wave theory, but one effect of including dissipation is that calculated height changes depend on the absolute wave height. The general effect of appreciable energy loss is to make field wave height relatively constant outside the breaker zone. Example computations and a calculator program are provided. (Author).
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