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You are here : eLibrary : IAHR World Congress Proceedings : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT : Special sessions : Nearshore compound simulation by a boussinesq-type wave model
Nearshore compound simulation by a boussinesq-type wave model
Author : GEORGIOS TH. KLONARIS(1), CONSTANTINE D. MEMOS(2) & CHRISTOS V. MAKRIS(3)
ABSTRACT
A two-dimensional, in the horizontal plane, high order Boussinesq-type model is presented to simulate wave propagation
in the nearshore zone. The model is extended to the surf zone by applying a wave breaking module of the eddy viscosity
type and to the swash zone by applying a modified narrow slot technique. Bottom friction and subgrid turbulent mixing are
also incorporated. The numerical model relies on a generalized multi-step predictor-corrector scheme. Both the one- and
two-dimensional model versions are verified with a number of experimental cases involving regular and irregular wave
propagation in the nearshore. A comparison with a Smoothed Particle Hydrodynamics (SPH) model is also included. In
general, the agreement is satisfactory and most of the nearshore phenomena are accurately reproduced.
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Category : 36th Congress - The Hague (2015) ALL CONTENT
Article : Special sessions
Date Published : 19/08/2015
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