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Performance of tethered float breakwaters in deep ocean waves

Richard J. Seymour

Performance of tethered float breakwaters in deep ocean waves

by Richard J. Seymour

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Published by Institute of Marine Resources, University of California in La Jolla .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Breakwaters.

  • Edition Notes

    Grant 04-5-158-20.

    StatementRichard J. Seymour.
    SeriesIMR reference -- no. 76-4., Sea grant publication -- no. 46.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination21 leaves :
    Number of Pages21
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16107296M

    "Pedlosky has spent his time well in writing Waves in the Ocean and Atmosphere. The writing is informal and engaging. the clarity of the figures and text is uniformly high. my message to students and researchers working in the fields of atmospheric and oceanic dynamics is ‘buy this book’. Waves at Artificial Reefs Armono and Hall 1 WAVE TRANSMISSION ON SUBMERGED BREAKWATERS MADE OF HOLLOW HEMISPHERICAL SHAPE ARTIFICIAL REEFS H D ArmonoA, K.R. HallB A Department of Ocean Engineering, Institute Teknologi Sepuluh Nopember, Surabaya, Indonesia B Department of Civil Engineering, Queens University, Kingston, Canada ABSTRACT.

      Ocean wave energy is used to drive a buoyant instrument platform down a wire suspended from a surface float. At the lower terminus of the profiling range, the cam that rectifies wave vertical motion is released and the package, termed the Wirewalker, free-ascends. No electronic components are used in the profiler, and only a few moving parts are involved. The Wirewalker is . A wave in which the velocity of propagation is a function of the surface tension of the water. Wind waves of wavelength less than about m are considered capillary waves. Deep water wave; A wave for which water depth is greater than one half the wave length. Ocean wind waves are negligibly affected by the bottom in deep water. Gravity wave.

    Breakwater, artificial offshore structure protecting a harbour, anchorage, or marina basin from water waves. Breakwaters intercept longshore currents and tend to prevent beach erosion. Over the long term, however, the processes of erosion and sedimentation cannot be effectively overcome by. In this paper the performance of moored floating breakwaters under the action of normal incident waves is investigated in frequency domain. A 3-dimensional hydrodynamic model is coupled with a static and dynamic model of the mooring lines, using an i.


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Performance of tethered float breakwaters in deep ocean waves by Richard J. Seymour Download PDF EPUB FB2

An analytical model is described which succesfully predicted the performance of a tethered float breakwater configuration, given the incident wave spectrum.

In short waves, sea-balloons seem. Performance of tethered float breakwaters in deep ocean waves. Published Date: Series: Sea grant publication Investigation of the effects of bio-fouling on the performance of a tethered float breakwater. Personal Author: Seymour, Richard J., ; Hanes, Daniel M.

It was found that, for short-fetch applications, the PT-Breakwater was an order of magnitude less costly than the Tethered-Float Breakwater.

The PT-Breakwater is a more effective wave-energy filter than a Tethered-Float Breakwater of equal size. For open ocean conditions neither of these breakwaters has so far been proven to be economically Cited by: 5.

The tethered float breakwater is a transportable wave protection system. Its almost complete independence of the bottom allows it to be installed in very deep water for open ocean applications. Wave energy is attenuated through the drag produced during the rapid and vigorous oscillations of a field of buoyant spheres tethered to remain just below the surface.

Floating breakwaters are inventoried. The various types are separated into 4 general categories, which are Box, Pontoon, Mat, and Tethered Float. The Tethered Float was identified as a special category but lacked sufficient prototype experience for detailed analysis.

Advantages and disadvantages of the Box, Pontoon and Mat are by:   Mani () measured the transmission coefficients of the pontoon, mat, and tethered breakwaters, and Drimer et al.

() presented a simplified design for a floating breakwater in which the breakwater width and the incident wavelength are much larger than the gap between the breakwater and the sea.

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Design aspects of breakwaters and sea defences Jentsje van der Meer1 Abstract As a keynote lecture this paper does not focus on one subject, but treats four main aspects to some depth, including new not yet published items.

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The tethered float breakwater, a transportable ocean based system under development by a Federal/State consortium, is described and the current program status reviewed. Representative incident and transmitted wave climates are selected and the factors leading to hardware design choices to meet these requirements are presented.

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Ocean wave energy is used to drive a buoyant instrument platform down a wire suspended from a surface float. At the lower terminus of the profiling range, the cam that rectifies wave vertical motion is released and the package, termed the Wirewalker, free ascends.Investigation of the effects of bio-fouling on the performance of a tethered float breakwater / Richard J.

Seymour and Daniel M. Hanes. La Jolla: Institute of Marine Resources, University of California, A2 no Performance of tethered float breakwaters in deep ocean waves .