Basic Coastal Engineering / Edition 3

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Overview

This text/reference is the only one of its kind to offer the basics on surface wave mechanics and coastal processes along with the fundamentals of coastal engineering analysis and design. It also provides the necessary background from which the reader can pursue a more advanced study of the various theoretical and applied aspects of coastal hydromechanics and coastal engineering design. This classic text/reference offers senior and beginning post-graduate students in civil and mechanical engineering or the physical and environmental sciences a well-rounded introduction to coastal engineering. Engineers and physical environmental scientists who have not had the opportunity for formal study in coastal engineering, but would like to become familiar with the subject, will also benefit from this timely resource. This classic text/reference offers senior and beginning post-graduate students in civil and mechanical engineering or the physical and environmental sciences a well-rounded introduction to coastal engineering.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780387233321
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 12/9/2005
  • Edition description: 3rd ed. 2006
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 324
  • Sales rank: 1,230,402
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Coastal Engineering.- Two-Dimensional Wave Equations and Wave Characteristics.- Finite-Amplitude Waves.- Wave Refraction, Diffraction, and Reflection.- Coastal Water Level Fluctuations.- Wind-Generated Waves.- Coastal Structures.- Coastal Zone Processes.- Field and Laboratory Investigations.

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