Waves in a Harbor with Protruding Breakwaters

by Chiang C. Mei, Assoc. Prof. of Civ. Engrg.; Massachusetts Inst. of Tech., Cambridge, MA,
Richardo V. Petroni, Res. Engr.; Lab. Nacional de Hidraulica Aplicada, Buenos Aires, Argentina,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways, Harbors and Coastal Engineering Division, 1973, Vol. 99, Issue 2, Pg. 209-229

Document Type: Journal Paper


Wave induced oscillation is studied for a model harbor with a circular basin and a straight coast. Half of the basin is indented from the main coastline but the other half is bounded by a semicircular breakwater with a small opening.

Subject Headings: Ports and harbors | Breakwaters | Basins | Oscillations | Hydrologic models | Ocean waves | Shores

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