Wave Run-up on Roughened and Permeable Slopes

by R.P. Savage,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 3, Pg. 1-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


Laboratory tests determining run-up on various beach slopes as result of wave action are described; curves relating run-up to wave steepness, slope roughness, and slope permeability are presented; test facilities and procedure detailed.

Subject Headings: Wave runup | Permeability (soil) | Slopes | Laboratory tests | Beaches | Wave action | Curvature

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