EFFECTS OF HORIZONTAL NON-HOMOGENEOUS SOIL PROPERTY ON LOCAL WAVE-INDUCED SOIL RESPONSE

Jinhai Zheng, Titi Sui, Chi Zhang, Yakun Guo

Abstract


In this study, a numerical model for wave-induced horizontal non-homogeneous seabed response is developed. Two new coefficients are proposed to describe the influence degrees of horizontal non-homogeneous soil property. The effects of wave condition and adjacent soil properties on the local soil response are investigated. Numerical results show that the influence range of the horizontal non-homogeneous soil property increases with the increase of wave period, wave height and soil permeability, and increases with the decrease of soil air content.

Keywords


wave; soil response; horizontal; non-homogeneous.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v34.sediment.36