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Title: Coastal Engineering
Department: Ocean Engineering
Author: Prof. V. Sundar
University: IIT Madras
Type: WebLink
Abstract: COURSE OUTLINE
Waves in shallow waters - Refraction, Diffraction and shoaling - Coastal Sediment transport - Limits for littoral drift - Suspended and Bed Load - long shore sediment transport rate - Distribution of long shore currents and Sediment transport rates in Surf zone.

Physical modeling in Coastal Engineering. On shore offshore sediment transport - Coastal Features - Beach Features - Beach cycles - Beach Stability - Beach profiles - artificial nourishment - planning of coast protection works - Design of shore defense structures - Case studies.-Generation, propagation and effect of tsunami.
 
   
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