Evaluation of beach modelling techniques behind detached breakwaters

Axe, Philip and Ilic, Suzana and Chadwick, Andrew (1997) Evaluation of beach modelling techniques behind detached breakwaters. Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference, 2. pp. 2036-2048. ISSN 0893-8717

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Abstract

This paper presents an evaluation of current design formulae for beach response to multiple breakwaters, comparing the predictions of the design guidelines with observations of beach response made during the large scale field experiment carried out at Elmer, on the UK south coast. The introduction describes typical shoreline response to breakwaters, the forcing mechanisms responsible and the characteristics of macro-tidal beaches. The remainder of the paper presents the empirical design tools, and the results of the evaluation.

Item Type: Journal Article
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the Coastal Engineering Conference
Uncontrolled Keywords: /dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/2200/2212
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Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Lancaster Environment Centre
ID Code: 134699
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Jun 2019 09:17
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 22:01
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/134699

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