HYDRODYNAMIC EFFECTS OF NUCLEAR EXPLOSIONS. VOLUME III. APPLICATION CASES.
NATIONAL ENGINEERING SCIENCE CO PASADENA CA
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The state of the art of predicting explosion-generated water waves and their run-up, was presented in the previous volumes of the report. The general conclusion was drawn that two extreme cases of coastal inundation threat exist. The first is that little danger exists for regions with a steeply rising shoreline adjacent to the broad expanse of relatively shallow water, e.g., on a bay, estuary, or wide continental shelf. Conversely, a threat does exist to areas with gentle beaches near deep water, e.g., at a very narrow continental shelf. This volume illustrates these considerations by application to two regions. Author
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