Ocean Wave Forces on Circular Cylindrical Piles

by R. L. Wiegel, Associate Research Engr.; Inst. of Eng. Research, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, Calif.,
K. E. Beebe, (M.ASCE), Graduate Research Engr.; Inst. of Eng. Research, Univ. of Calif., Berkeley, Calif.,
James Moon, Cons. Engr.; Signal Oil & Gas Co., Los Angeles, Calif.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-36


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Forces exerted by ocean waves on circular cylindrical piles studied at exposed location near Davenport, Calif, in water from 45 to 50 ft in depth; measurements of forces resulting from waves as high as 20 ft by means of strain gage type force meter; measured forces presented in graphs.

Subject Headings: Ocean waves | Wave measurement | Wave forces | Piles | Water meters | Strain gages

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