Course Content (Syllabus)
First order theory for monochromatic gravity waves. Wave propagation in coastal areas (shoaling, refraction, diffraction, breaking, runup). Generation and evolution of wind generated sea waves. Types of coastal and harbour structures. Functional requirements and construction methods. Coastal sediment transport and morphodynamics. Annual balance of littoral transport and coastal erosion. Coastal morphological response resulting from the construction of coastal structures. Coastal protection structures. Mathematical models in Coastal Engineering.