Wave Forces on Submerged Structures

by Ernest F. Brater, (M.ASCE), Prof. of Hyd. Eng.; University of Mich., Ann Arbor, Mich.,
John S. McNown, (M.ASCE), Dean; School of Engineering and Architecture, Univ. of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans.,
Leslie D. Stair, Res. Engr.; Boeing Airplane Corp., Seattle, Wash.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 6, Pg. 1-26

Document Type: Journal Paper


Magnitude and characteristics of forces resulting from oscillatory waves on submerged barge-like structures; wave profiles and variation with time of resulting horizontal and vertical forces for various wave heights, wave periods, and locations of barge with respect to water surface; effects of rounding sides and of inclusion of slot in one end of barge; horizontal force measurements for flat plate.

Subject Headings: Wave measurement | Barges | Wave forces | Submerging | Underwater structures | Oscillations | Vertical loads | Water surface

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