Wave Run-Up On Shore Structures

by Thorndike Saville, Jr.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-14

Document Type: Journal Paper


Laboratory tests determining run-up on shore structures as a result of wave action are described. Curves relating the run-up to wave steepness, structure type, and depth at structure toe are presented.

Subject Headings: Wave runup | Shores | Laboratory tests | Wave action | Curvature

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