Accession Number : AD0618876

Title :   REFRACTION OF DISPERSIVE WAVES ON A BEACH.

Descriptive Note : Technical note,

Corporate Author : NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Evans,J. R. ; True,D. G.

Report Date : JUN 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 27

Abstract : Refraction of dispersive type waves on a beach is predicted adequately by use of Snell's Law. Amplitudes of the refracted waves on a beach are predicted adequately by a modified form of Green's Law when the amplitude at one point '7' e.g., the toe of the beach, is known. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, WATER WAVES), (*WATER WAVES, SCATTERING), (*STRUCTURES, VULNERABILITY), NUCLEAR EXPLOSION DAMAGE, UNDERWATER EXPLOSIONS, SNELLS LAW, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE