WATER PARTICLE VELOCITIES ON A BERM BREAKWATER

Alf Torum, Marcel van Gent

Abstract


Water particle velocities in waves running up and down a berm breakwater have been measured for several wave heights and wave periods with a Laser Doppler Velocimeter (LDV). The measured water particle velocities have been compared with velocities computed with the numerical model ODIFLOCS. There is a fanagreement between the calculated and measured velocities.

Keywords


berm breakwater; particle velocity; breakwater

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v23.%25p