OE 854 (01) - Ocean Waves and Tides

Ocean Waves and Tides

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Course Delivery Method: Rotational Attendance
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2020 - Full Term (08/31/2020 - 12/11/2020)
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 13384
Small amplitude, linear wave theory, standing and propagating waves, wave energy, refraction, diffraction, transformation in shallow water, statistics of random seas, spectral energy density, generating eave time series using the random phase methods forces on structures, Froude scaling of wave tank experiments, nonlinear effects. Description of tides as long waves, equilibrium tide, mathematical modeling including friction, nonlinear effects, and Coriolis forces, tidal analysis, the Great Bay Estuarine System as a case study. Prereq: General Physics I; Differential Equations, and Multi-Dimensional Calculus.
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Equivalent(s): EOS 854
Instructors: M. Robinson Swift

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/31/2020 12/11/2020 MWF 8:10am - 9:00am KING N121