Travel Time for Waves Moving Over a Sloping Bottom

by Peter L. Monkmeyer,
Willard A. Murray,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1968, Vol. 94, Issue 3, Pg. 389-396

Document Type: Journal Paper


Herein an analytical equation is developed to predict travel time of individual small amplitude waves as they move over a sloping bottom. The derivation presented assumes that a wave train exists from deep water to the beach.

Subject Headings: Travel time | Slopes | Wave equations | Water management | Beaches

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