By G. Benassai
This e-book offers an built-in method of coastal dynamics and coastline defense, aided by means of particular case reviews. It was once built from lecture notes for a direction in Coastal Dynamics and coastline safety addressed to scholars of Environmental Sciences, and accordingly it truly is prepared in this type of manner as to introduce the reader to the elemental ideas of the subjects mentioned in each one bankruptcy. The textual content introduces either undergraduate and graduate engineering scholars, in addition to training engineers, to different meteo-marine elements that impact coastal dynamics. utilizing useful and theoretical program, this publication explores components reminiscent of winds, sea point adaptations, offshore waves (predicted and measured, common and random), wave transformation and breaking in addition to subject matters of sediment delivery computation, seashore profile and coastline modeling and coastal security structures. a few of the themes mentioned are as follows: coastal remediation and administration; mechanisms of sediment delivery resembling linear and better order waves, random waves and spectra, wave transformation within the coastal area, water degrees, momentary and long term wave prediction, sediment delivery, coastline and seashore profile modeling; replacement security platforms; uncomplicated parts of hydraulic and structural layout for either inflexible constructions and seashore fills.