Waves, Beaches and Coastal Infrastructure - CVEN9640

Faculty: Faculty of Engineering

School: School of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Course Outline:

Campus: Kensington Campus

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

CSS Contribution Charge: 2 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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Waves in coastal waters including theory, measurement, analysis, forecasting, growth, refraction, diffraction, shoaling and breaking processes; coastal and beach processes including tides, storms, currents, elevated water levels, morphology, sediment transport mechanisms, beach erosion and nourishment, longshore transport, prediction and modelling of shoreline change; wave forces on coastal and ocean structures with application to engineering design of harbours, breakwaters, seawalls, piles, decks, marinas, pipelines and outfalls.


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