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


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

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