## CE8013 - COASTAL ENGINEERING (Syllabus) 2017-regulation Anna University

CE8013

COASTAL ENGINEERING

LPTC

3003

OBJECTIVES:
• The main purpose of coastal engineering is to protect harbors and improve navigation.
• The students to the diverse topics as wave mechanics, wave climate, shoreline protection methods and laboratory investigations using model studies.

UNIT I

INTRODUCTION TO COASTAL ENGINEERING

9

Indian Scenario - Classification of Harbours. Introduction - wind and waves - Sea and Swell - Introduction to small amplitude wave theory - use of wave tables- Mechanics of water waves - Linear (Airy) wave theory, Introduction to Tsunami

UNIT II

WAVE PROPERTIES AND ANALYSIS

9

Behaviour of waves in shallow waters, Introduction to non-linear waves and their properties - Waves in shallow waters - Wave Refraction, Diffraction and Shoaling -Hindcast wave generation models, wave shoaling; wave refraction; wave breaking; wave diffraction random and 3D waves- Short term wave analysis - wave spectra and its utilities - Long term wave analysis- Statistics analysis of grouped wave data.

UNIT III

COASTAL SEDIMENT TRANSPORT

9

Dynamic beach profile; cross-shore transport; along shore transport (Littoral transport), sediment movement

UNIT IV

COASTAL DEFENSE

9

Field measurement; models, groins, sea walls, offshore breakwaters, artificial nourishment - planning of coast protection works - Design of shore defense structures

UNIT V

MODELING IN COASTAL ENGINEERING

9

Physical modeling in Coastal Engineering - Limitations and advantages - Role of physical modeling in coastal engineering - Numerical modeling - Modeling aspects - limitations - Tsunami mitigation measures –

TOTAL : 45 PERIODS

OUTCOMES:The students will be able to
• Understand coastal engineering aspects of harbors methods to improve navigation
• Understand the wave properties and analysis of wave.
• Understand the concepts of sediment transport.
• Design of shore defense structures.
• Gain knowledge in modeling in coastal engineering.

REFERENCES
1. Mani J.S., Coastal Hydrodynamics. PHI Pvt. Ltd. New Delhi - 2012.
2. Dean, R.G. and Dalrymple, R.A., Water wave mechanics for Engineers and Scientists, Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1994.
3. Ippen, A.T., Estuary and Coastline Hydrodynamics, McGraw-Hill, Inc., New York, 1978.
4. Sorenson, R.M., Basic Coastal Engineering, A Wiley-Interscience Pub. New York, 1978.
5. Coastal Engineering Manual, Vol. I-VI, Coastal Engineering Research Centre, Dept. of the Army, US Army Corps of Engineers, Washington DC, 2006.