OE 854 (01) - Ocean Waves and Tides

Ocean Waves and Tides

Durham   Engineering&Physical Sciences :: Ocean Engineering
Credits: 4.0
Term: Fall 2023 - Full Term (08/28/2023 - 12/11/2023)
Grade Mode: Letter Grading
Class Size:   10  
CRN: 12093
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. Requires knowledge of calculus-based physics and differential equations.
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Equivalent(s): EOS 854
Cross listed with : OE 754.01, OE 754.02
Instructors: Nathan Laxague

Times & Locations

Start Date End Date Days Time Location
8/28/2023 12/11/2023 MWF 8:10am - 9:00am KING N343
Final Exam 12/18/2023 12/18/2023 M 1:00pm - 3:00pm KING N343