Asian and Pacific Coasts 2003: Proceedings of the 2nd by Yoshimi Goda, Wataru Kioka, Kazuo Nadaoka

By Yoshimi Goda, Wataru Kioka, Kazuo Nadaoka

This publication offers the adventure of coastal and port engineering improvement, in addition to coastal environmental difficulties, in Asian and Pacific nations. It additionally presents info and promotes technological development and actions, foreign technical move and cooperation, and possibilities for engineers and researchers to take care of and increase medical and technical competence. the topic components are usually not restricted to the classical issues of coastal engineering yet are prolonged to comparable fields, together with environments, marine ecology, coastal oceanography, fishery, and so on.

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The flood way is narrowed. As a consequence, the water level will become higher and higher. d Bottlenecks by bridges, electrical, gas and water lines. Bridges are too low and too short. Electrical, gas and water lines often placed too low. The flow has been obstructed by the bottlenecks, causing backwater effect. e. Sedimentation of rivers outlets. All river outlets to the sea silted up because the velocity of flow at the outlet is very low. Sand and silt are deposited on the riverbed. The riverbed comes up, and so does the water level.

The horizontal velocity of pure current is represented as U=(U, V ) , and u=(u, v) is the wave particle velocity. Let the velocity potential of the field, as shown in equation (2), be represented as the sum of the pure current velocity potential and wave velocity potential after the wave-current interactions, and the pure current velocity potential in vertical distributions is assumed d o r m . La (2) a=l From the Euler equation, we get the following two equations ( 3 ) and (4). , Department of Engrg.

Bridges are too low and too short. Electrical, gas and water lines often placed too low. The flow has been obstructed by the bottlenecks, causing backwater effect. e. Sedimentation of rivers outlets. All river outlets to the sea silted up because the velocity of flow at the outlet is very low. Sand and silt are deposited on the riverbed. The riverbed comes up, and so does the water level. f. Insufficient size of (old) flood gates. Many floodgates are old and rusty. Due to poor O&M these do not work well.

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