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...

Lessons Learned from the December 26, 2004 Sumatra Quake and Tsunami
On December 26, 2004, a devastating earthquake occurred off the western coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, creating seismic and tsunami waves felt by people who live around the Indian Ocean....

Mean and Low Frequency Wave Forces on Semi-Submersibles

Long-Term Wave Probabilities Based on Hindcasting of Severe Storms

Method for Calculating Forces Produced by Irregular Waves

Wave Forces: Data Analysis and Engineering Calculation Method

Celerity: Wave Action
This chapter discusses the tabulation of wave action data in Microsoft Excel....

Outdoor Human Comfort and Its Assessment
Prepared by the Task Committee on Outdoor Human Comfort of the Aerodynamics Committee of ASCE. This report describes state-of-the-art methods for assessing...

Turbulence, Bottom Boundary Conditions, and Sediment Transport in a Shallow Water Habitat
Field experiments were designed to explore the effects of vegetation on the hydrodynamics and sediment transport in Franks Tract, a shallow water habitat in the Sacramento-San Joaquin...

The Determination of Velocity Spectra and Dissipation by Direct and Indirect Means using Second-Order Accurate PIV
In this paper we present a 2 nd order accurate technique in space (following Wereley & Meinhart's (2001) extension of Cowen & Monismith's (1997) dynamic sub-window PIV...

Advances in Buoy Technology for Wind/Wave Data Collection and Analysis
Considerable advances have been made recently to reduce the cost of gathering meteorological and oceanographic data from coastal waters, especially for meteorological and oceanographic...

St. George Habor—Berm Breakwater Construction Considerations
During the period 1984-1987 three berm breakwaters with a total length of approximately 800 meters were constructed at St. George Harbor on St. George Island in the Pribil of Chain of...

Application of a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter for Measuring Discharge on the Southern Leg of the Parana' River at the Entrance to the Itaipu Binacional Reservoir, Parana', Brasil
Index-velocity and water level data collected with a SonTek Argonaut Side-Looking (SL) Doppler Flow Meter and channel cross-sectional area data were used to compute total discharge on...

Calibration of Water-Velocity Meters
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), as part of its responsibility to appraise the quantity of water resources in the United States, maintains facilities for the calibration of water-velocity...

Comparison of Hydrodynamic Parameters for a Floating Breakwater
The U. S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center is in the process of developing a Rapidly Installed Breakwater System (RIBS) for use in Joint Logistics Over the Shore Operations...

High Resolution Pressure Measurements on Roofs of Low Buildings
Describing an instrumented module which was built with extremely high pressure tap density to use as a component of a roof or wall....

Quality Control of Dry Lime Cement Columns by the Pressuremeter Test

Using Tracer Response Curves to Quantify Hydraulic and Channel Complexity of Prairie Creek, Northwestern California: Implications for Over Wintering Habitat for Juvenile Coho Salmon
This study measured and compared aspects of channel structural complexity with hydraulic complexity at a range of flows including winter storm flows. Five 200-meter reaches containing...

Traffic-Calming Basics
The use of traffic calming measures, such as speed humps, traffic circles, and lane narrowings, is becoming more popular in the United States as a way to reduce vehicle speed and traffic...

Application of a Barotropic Hydrodynamic Model to Nearshore Wave-Induced Circulation

 

 

 

 

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