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Reduction of wave overtopping at coastal structures

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Dutch title: Reductie van golfoverslag over kustwaterbouwkundige constructies
Period: January 2004 till October 2008
Status: Completed

Thesaurus terms: Coastal engineering; Wave overtopping

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  • Universiteit Gent; Faculteit Ingenieurswetenschappen en Architectuur; Vakgroep Civiele Techniek; Afdeling Weg- en Waterbouw (AWW), more, partner

Abstract:
Wave overtopping at coastal structures occurs more frequently then foreseen in the design and is often impermissible large. This project studies possible designs to reduce wave overtopping, taking into account the spatial limitations. Physical modeling and numerical validation will be used for this purpose.

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