Composite modelling of an offshore breakwater scheme in the UKCRF

Ilic, S. and Chadwick, A. and Li, B. and Fleming, C. (1997) Composite modelling of an offshore breakwater scheme in the UKCRF. In: Proceedings of the 1997 Coastal Dynamics Conference, 1997-06-011997-06-01.

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Abstract

A 3D physical model of an offshore breakwater scheme is to be constructed in the UK Coastal Research Facility at a scale of 1:28. Random, directional sea states and various tidal levels will be generated in the model based on field measurements of specific events. This experiment forms a part of a composite modelling. The paper describes the key aspects of the composite modelling approach with emphasis on the physical model design. Numerical models describing waves and wave induced currents have been used to design the optimum layout. The scaling problems associated with the offshore structures and mobile bed have been also investigated.

Item Type: Contribution to Conference (Paper)
Journal or Publication Title: Proceedings of the 1997 Coastal Dynamics 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: 134932
Deposited By: ep_importer_pure
Deposited On: 22 Jun 2019 09:47
Refereed?: Yes
Published?: Published
Last Modified: 30 Sep 2019 13:47
URI: https://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/134932

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