FODBL STUDY OF TRANSFORMATION OP TSUNAMIS IN URADO BAT

Shigehisa Nakamura, Yuichi Iwagaki, Yoshito Tsuchiya

Abstract


For the city and harbour of Kochi, including Urado Bay, facing the Pacific Ocean, an experimental study has teen carried out on the problem of protection from tsunami disasters, and future harbour planning; that is, dredging, reclamation and construction of breakwaters against tsunamis. A hydraulic model of horizontal scale 1/250 and vertical l/lOO was used according to Froud's similitude. The transformation of the design tsunami m the hay was studied to find the effect of the tsunami breakwaters, dredging and reclamations by use of the model which was able to reproduce the Chilean Tsunami.

Keywords


model study; tsunami; Urado Bay; tsunami transformation

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