Techniques for approximating non-linear wave interaction with a large fixed cylindrical caisson in shallow water

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ConferenceNAV 94 Rome, Italy, 1994
Subjectwave runup; diffraction; non-linear interaction; cylinder
AbstractThis paper compares the results of experiment measurements of wave runup and wave forces on a cylinder to those predicted by analytical models. The objective of the study is to devise methods intended as engineering tools to predict these quantities. For this, appropriate formulae are proposed. Results from the approximation were compared to published data and to data measured in experiments conducted by the authors on a large fixed bottom cylinder. The analytical solutions are based on linear and non-linear diffraction theory, the latter being complete to second-order.
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AffiliationNRC Institute for Ocean Technology; National Research Council Canada
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NRC number5567
NPARC number8895444
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