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Title: Wave Hydrodynamics
Department: Ocean Engineering
Author: Prof. V. Sundar
University: IIT Madras
Type: WebLink
Abstract: Basic Fluid Mechanics: Conservation of mass and momentum, Euler Equation, Bernoullis equation, potential flow, stream function.
Waves: Classification of water waves ' Two dimensional wave equation and wave characteristics ' wave theories ' Small amplitude waves ' Finite amplitude waves ' Stokian, Solitary and Cnoidal wave theories ' Water particle kinematics ' wave energy, power ' wave deformation ' Reflection, Refraction, Diffraction Breaking of waves ' Wave Forecasting Methods ' Spectral description of Ocean Waves ' Design wave.
Currents: Classification ' Behaviour ' Design Criteria, Scour and other effects of currents.
Forces : Wave forces ' Morison equation ' wave loads on vertical, inclined and horizontal cylinders. Diffraction theory ' wave slamming and slapping ' wave impact pressures and forces on Coastal Structures ' Breakwaters ' Seawalls ' Model Experiments.
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