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By V.C. Lakhan

ISBN-10: 0444511490

ISBN-13: 9780444511492

This e-book unifies and complements the accessibility of latest scholarly examine on advances in coastal modeling. A finished spectrum of leading edge versions addresses the vast range and multifaceted features of coastal learn at the complicated common tactics, dynamics, interactions and responses of the coastal supersystem and its linked subsystems.

The twenty-one chapters, contributed by way of the world over famous coastal specialists from fourteen nations, offer worthwhile insights at the contemporary advances and current state of the art wisdom on coastal types that are crucial for not just illuminating the governing coastal procedure and diverse features, but additionally for realizing and predicting the dynamics at paintings within the coastal approach.

One of the original strengths of the e-book is the amazing and encompassing presentation of present useful and operational coastal types for all these all in favour of and drawn to the modeling of seas, oceans and coasts. as well as chapters modeling the dynamic common tactics of waves, currents, circulatory flows and sediment delivery there also are chapters that concentrate on the modeling of shorelines, seashores, tidal basins and shore structures.

The colossal scope of the e-book is extra bolstered with chapters focusing on the consequences of coastal constructions on nearshore flows, coastal water caliber, coastal pollutants, coastal ecological modeling, statistical facts modeling, and coupling of coastal types with geographical info systems.

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2000. A source function method for generation of waves on currents in Boussinesq models. Applied Ocean Research, 22: 75-83. B. , 1999. Boussinesq modeling of a rip current system. Journal of Geophysical Research, 104: 20,617-20,637. , 2000a. Boussinesq modeling of wave transformation, breaking and runup. II: 2-D. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal and Ocean Engineering, 126: 48-56. , 2000b. Boussinesq modeling of waves and longshore currents under field conditions. Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Coastal Engineering, ASCE, pp.

Detailed model-data comparisons for this case will appear in other publications. 3. Shoreline Conditions The waterline on a beach subjected to wave action is highly variable, and thus the physical domain in a nearshore Boussinesq model application changes in time. Although it is possible to utilize a time-dependent, shoreline-following grid system in order to resolve the fluid domain only up to the waterline (for example, Ozkan-Haller and Kirby, 1997), it is difficult to do so if the shoreline does not remain single valued or becomes multiply connected.

2001a). 21 Figure 12. Example of 11 repeated on a Cartesian grid with stair-step boundaries. Note the appearance of spurious reflected components close to the incident wave entrance on the right. , 2001a). Shi et al. (2001b) have also applied the model to the case of a coastal inlet and have compared model results to measurements of surface elevation, skewness and asymmetry obtained from a laboratory scale model. Detailed model-data comparisons for this case will appear in other publications.

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