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Flow–structure–seabed interactions in coastal and marine environments
Sumer, B.M. (2014). Flow–structure–seabed interactions in coastal and marine environments. J. Hydraul. Res. 52(1): 1-13. hdl.handle.net/10.1080/00221686.2014.881927
In: Journal of Hydraulic Research = Journal de Recherches hydrauliques. International Association for Hydraulic Research = Association Internationale de Recherches Hydrauliques: Delft. ISSN 0022-1686, more
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Keywords
    Coastal areas; Currents; Flow structures; Forces; Geomechanics; Offshore; Seabed; Sediments; Waves; Marine
Author keywords
    Flow–structure interactions;

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  • Sumer, B.M.

Abstract
    Flow–structure–seabed interaction in coastal and marine environments is a rapidly growing area of research and applications. In this vision paper, this area is discussed with a view of identifying its state of the art and current research challenges. The discussion draws attention to key issues related to structures such as marine pipelines, offshore windfarms, and multiuse offshore platforms. Tsunamis, which received considerable attention after two recent extreme events (2004 Indonesia tsunami and 2011 Japan tsunami) are also included in the discussion. Marine hydro-geomechanics is highlighted, among other areas, as an emerging branch of Marine Civil Engineering. Predictions of the field development for the forthcoming years are also briefly outlined.

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