Wave Forces on Submerged Structures

by Ernest F. Brater,
John S. McNown,
Leslie D. Stair,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 1, Pg. 661-684

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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