Methods of Correcting Wave Problems in Harbors

by Ernest F. Brater,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 4, Pg. 39-56

Document Type: Journal Paper


The causes of and some of the cures for objectionable wave conditions in harbors are discussed. The use of hydraulic models to determine methods of reducing wave action is illstrated by means of examples. Various methods of solving the wave problems which existed in four harbors are described.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Hydraulic models | Wave action

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