# Offshore Technology in Civil Engineering

Hall of Fame Papers from the Early Years: Volume Three

*Prepared by the Subcommittee on Offshore Technology Conference Support of the Coasts, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute of ASCE. This series presents...*

Depth-Averaged Boussinesq Equations Applied to Flow in a Converging Channel

*Supereritical flow in a contracting channel is simulated by numerically solving the 2D depth-averaged Boussinesq equations using a fmite-difference model DASH (Molls and Chaudhry 1995,...*

SpatioTemporal Stochastic Open-Dhannel Flow

*The de Saint Venant equations are solved as stochastic partial differential equations whose parameters (hydraulic resistance, bed slope, cross-section geometiy, inflow hydrograph, seepage,...*

A Comparative Study of the Transformed Methods for Solving Richards' Equation

*The Richards' equation represents the movement of water in both saturated and unsaturated porous medium. The numerical solution to this equation is difficult because the algebraic...*

Channel Junction Effects in Channel Network Flow Simulation

*In this paper, the momentum equations, which are applicable at channel junctions, are suggested based on the conservation of momentum flux. In the equation, the lateral inflow angles are...*

A Finite Element Analysis of Mach Reflection by Using the Boussinesq Equation

*The numerical analysis of Mach reflection, which is the reflection of an obliquely incident solitary wave by a vertical wail, is presented in this paper. For the mathematical model in...*

Numerical Simulation of Hydraulic Jump

*Hydraulic jump is numerically simulated by solving the laterally-averaged governing equations. The governing equations are derived for two-dimensional flow by laterally averaging the time...*

Inertially Favorable Trajectories for Robot Motion in Space

*Robot manipulators generally display non-linear coupled dynamic forces which increase with speed. Efficiencies can be achieved by finding trajectories which take advantage of those inertial...*

Thermoelastic Theory of Cylindrical Sandwich Shells with Piezoelectric Sensors or Actuators

*Cylindrical sandwich shells with piezoelectric longitudinal and ring elements bonded to the outer and inner surfaces are considered in this paper. Thermal effects are included in the analysis,...*

Some Aspects of Determination of Pile Capacity by the Wave Equation

*This paper presents some new observations made during correlation study of pile capacity computed by wave equation analysis with failure load from static test. In order to determine proper...*

Tributary Loading with a Terrain Following Coordinate System

*The modeling of physical processes that occur in a tributary between the farthest downstream gage and the lake interface can help to improve the predictive capabilities of Great Lakes...*

An Energy Based Model for Coastal Bays and Lakes

*The North American Great Lakes have numerous tributary bays and small lakes along their coastline that open directly to the Great Lakes through natural or engineered channels. As a consequence...*

Conservation Properties of the Mild Slope and Boussinesq Equations

*Common water wave evolution equations, such as the mild slope equation, parabolic approximations and Boussinesq equations, are approximate statements of conservation laws. A feasible measure...*

Nonlinear Decomposition of a 2-D Wave Field

*Based on an understanding of nonlinear wave interaction in dual component wave, a new numerical scheme allowing for hybrid wave-mode modeling has been developed. in the hybrid wave-mode...*

Wave Runup on and Wave Reflection from Coastal Structures

*Wave runup and wave reflection are two of the most important, easily quantifiable variables that influence the design of coastal structures. Unfortunately there are very few comprehensive...*

Propagation of Linear Gravity Waves Over Slowly Varying Depth and Currents

*A detailed derivation of some kinematic and dynamic properties linear surface gravity waves-current interaction. The obtained expressions, which are exact within the framework of linear...*

A Second-Generation Wave Model for Coastal Wave Prediction

*A second-generation numerical wave model, WINDWAVE, has been developed for wave prediction in coastal regions. The modal is based on the numerical integration of the energy balance equation...*

Nonlinear Effects on Wave Envelope and Phase

*The representation of second-order random waves is examined in terms of the effect of second-order nonlinearities on the wave envelope and phase. Theoretical expressions describing the...*

Spectral Boussinesq Modelling of Breaking Waves

*Random waves passing over a shallow bar are considered, in particular the amplification of bound harmonics in shoaling water, their subsequent release in deepening water, and the role...*

The Significance of Hydrodynamic Forces in Coastal Embankment Design

*The dynamic forces of sea water and backfill soil acting on coastal embankment are analyzed by using a new finite-difference method. The Euler's equation and continuity equation are used...*

Return to search