Destruction of Wave Energy by Vertical Walls

by P. Bruun,


Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-13


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Summary of different methods of destroying or affecting wave energy such as diffraction, refraction, reflection, breaking, resonance, friction, permeability, special hydraulic arrangements as stilling basins and berms, and air entrainment.



Subject Headings: Walls | Energy methods | Wave reflection | Wave refraction | Hydro power | Wave diffraction | Breaking waves | Resonance

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