Violent wave impacts on vertical and inclined walls: Large scale model tests

C. Obhrai, G. Bullock, G. Wolters, G. Muller, H. Peregrine, Henrik Bredmose, J. Grune

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Abstract

New data is presented from large scale model tests where combined measurements of wave pressure and aeration have been made on the front of a vertical and an inclined wall. The shape of the breaking wave was found to have a significant effect on the distribution of the wave impact pressures on the wall. The characteristics of violent wave impacts are discussed and related to the impulse on the structure.
Original languageEnglish
JournalCoastal Engineering
Volume1-4
Pages (from-to)4075-4086
ISSN0378-3839
Publication statusPublished - 2005

Keywords

  • Engineering
  • Air
  • Pressure
  • Water

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Obhrai, C., Bullock, G., Wolters, G., Muller, G., Peregrine, H., Bredmose, H., & Grune, J. (2005). Violent wave impacts on vertical and inclined walls: Large scale model tests. Coastal Engineering, 1-4, 4075-4086.