Computer Program: RCPWAVE
Coastal engineering technical note
COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS
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The model simulates the propagation of linear, monochromatic waves by solving finite difference approximations of the models governing equations at each grid cell of a mesh encompassing the area of interest. The equations represent the following aspects of linear wave theory refraction, shoaling, diffraction due to very irregular bathymetry, and wave breaking. The model of Dally, Dean and Dalrymple 1984 is used to compute wave heights in the surf zone.
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