Accession Number : AD0758397

Title :   Edge Bores.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : TETRA TECH INC PASADENA CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Divoky,David J. ; Lane,John C.

Report Date : APR 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 58

Abstract : An experimental program was conducted to determine features of a wave impinging at a small angle on a sloping beach. The near shore region of such a wave can be treatly amplified in height over the offshore portion. The nature of this amplification and the conditions under which breaking occurs were investigated. Empirical prediction rules were derived. It was concluded that such a wave effect poses a possible threat to the harbor shoreline facilities. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*OCEAN WAVES, HYDRODYNAMICS), (*WATER WAVES, HYDRODYNAMICS), PROPAGATION, BEACHES

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE