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Basic Coastal Engineering

By: Robert M Sorensen

301 pages, 90 illus

Chapman & Hall

Hardback | Dec 2005 | Edition: 3 | #167056 | ISBN: 0387233326
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NHBS Price: £99.50 $122/€112 approx

About this book

An introductory text on wave mechanics and other coastal processes fundamental to coastal engineering. Its aim is to provide a background from which the reader can pursue more advanced study of the various theoretical and applied aspects of coastal hydromechanics and coastal engineering design.


Coastal Engineering.- Two-Dimensional Wave Equations and Wave Characteristics.- Finite-Amplitude Waves.- Wave Refraction, Diffraction, and Reflection.- Coastal Water Level Fluctuations.- Wind-Generated Waves.- Coastal Structures.- Coastal Zone Processes.- Field and Laboratory Investigations.

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