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Introduction to Coastal Engineering and Management


Series: Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering Volume: 16

By: J William Kamphuis

437 pages, Figs, tabs

World Scientific Publishing

Paperback | Oct 2000 [2006 reprint] | #157696 | ISBN: 9810244177
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Hardback | Nov 2000 | #157695 | ISBN: 9810238304
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This work is intended to be a text for undergraduate students of coastal engineering. It also serves as a reference for graduate students and practising engineers, building on a basic foundation in coastal engineering. Finally, it should be useful as a guide for people in related disciplines. Coastal managers may use the book to cover the many theoretical and engineering-related aspects of their trade. Its subject matter is of interest to geographers, planners and coastal scientists alike.


Water waves; short-term wave analysis; long-term wave analysis; wave generation; tides and water levels; wave transformation and breaking; design of structures; breakwaters; introduction to coastal management; coastal sediment transport; basic shore processes; coastal design; one-dimensional modelling of coastal morphology; shore protection; problems.

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