PREDICTION OF WAVE FORCE ACTING ON HORIZONTAL PLATE

Susumu Araki, Ichiro Deguchi

Abstract


The applicability of the existing prediction methods of the wave force acting on a horizontal plate above the still water
level is investigated by comparing the estimated wave force with the measured wave force. The applicability of a
numerical model as well as the equations from experimental results is investigated. Some prediction methods overestimate the measured wave force, and some prediction methods underestimate the measured wave force.

Keywords


wave force; wave pressure; horizontal plate; bridge

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