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Sediment transport due to irregular waves

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Dutch title: Sedimenttransport onder invloed van onregelmatige golven
Reference no: P103/3E950056
Period: 1995 till September 1998
Status: Completed

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  • KU Leuven; Departement Burgerlijke Bouwkunde; Afdeling Hydraulica, more
  • Vlaamse overheid; Beleidsdomein Economie, Wetenschap en Innovatie; Agentschap voor Innovatie door Wetenschap en Technologie (IWT), more, sponsor

The aim to the project is the development of a mathematical model to calculate the transport of non-cohesive sediments due to irregular waves and currents. First, the theory will be developed for regular waves. Later, the theory will be enlarged for irregular waves, represented by their energy-spectrum. Experiments with a physical model will check and calibrate the results.

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