The Design Wave in Shallow Water

by R. L. Wiegel,
K. E. Beebe,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 1, Pg. 1-21

Document Type: Journal Paper


Problem of predicting forces exerted by ocean waves on pile supported structures subjected to design wave in shallow water, height of which is limited by water depth; summary of solitary wave theory; comparison of predicted water particle velocities and laboratory measurements.

Subject Headings: Ocean waves | Water waves | Wave measurement | Wave velocity | Solitary waves | Shallow water | Particle velocity | Piles

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