Accession Number:

AD0699406

Title:

WAVE FORCES ON PILES: A DIFFRACTION THEORY

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC BEACH EROSION BOARD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1954-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

22.0

Abstract:

Although circular piling is a much-used structural element in shore protection, harbor, and other maritime structures, only recently have significant advances been made toward gaining a quantitative understanding of the forces developed by wave action against piling. The present report deals with this subject.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE