The Use of Hydraulic and Mathematical Models for Designing a Small Artificial Beach

by Erdal Ozhan, Middle East Technical Univ, Ankara, Turkey,
Ali Reza Vafaei, Middle East Technical Univ, Ankara, Turkey,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Sediments

Abstract:

This paper presents a case study in which physical and mathematical models are used for determining the behavior of a small artificial beach under wave attack. The beach is protected by offshore breakwaters. The results of physical model tests and the predictions of the n-line mathematical beach response model allow a comparison of two approaches.



Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Physical models | Hydraulic models | Case studies | Comparative studies | Water waves | Beaches | Mathematical models

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