Refreshing of Wave Mechanics (small and finite amplitude wave theories) – Waves in shallow waters – shoaling, refraction, diffraction and breaking- Interaction currents and waves – Sediment characteristics – Initiation of sediment motion under waves – Wave run-up and overtopping – Radiation stress-wave set-up and wave set- down – Mechanics of Coastal Sediment transport – Limits for littoral drift

Breakwaters- Classification, Design and application in coastal protection and harbor planning – Distribution of long shore currents and Sediment transport rates in Surf zone – Stability of tidal inlets – Wave forces on coastal structures – Coastal Features – Beach Features – Beach cycles – Beach Stability – Beach profiles – Coastal erosion, Planning and methods of coast protection works – Design of shore defense structures – Case studies on coastal erosion and protectio – Generation, propagation and effect of tsunami

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Course Curriculum

Mod-01 Lec-01 Wave deformation – I Details 46:5
Mod-01 Lec-02 Wave deformation – II Details 49:3
Mod-01 Lec-03 wave deformation (problems – I) Details 38:6
Mod-01 Lec-04 wave deformation (problems – II) Details 45:39
Mod-01 Lec-05 wave deformation (problems – III) Details 41:38
Mod-02 Lec-06 Sediment charecteristics – I Details
Mod-02 Lec-07 Sediment charecteristics – II Details 34:23
Mod-02 Lec-08 Radiation stresses – I Details 46:29
Mod-02 Lec-09 Radiation stresses – II Details 47:27
Mod-02 Lec-10 Longshore sediment transport – I Details 49:35
Mod-02 Lec-11 Longshore sediment transport – II Details 44:23
Mod-02 Lec-12 Longshore sediment transport (problems – I) Details 46:3
Mod-02 Lec-13 Longshore sediment transport (problems -II) Details 40:54
Mod-03 Lec-14 Coastal erosion protection measures – I Details 43:19
Mod-03 Lec-15 Coastal erosion protection measures – II Details 46:18
Mod-03 Lec-16 Coastal erosion protection measures – III Details 46:57
Mod-03 Lec-17 Coastal erosion protection measures – IV Details 47:20
Mod-03 Lec-18 Coastal erosion protection measures – V Details 55:31
Mod-03 Lec-19 Coastal erosion protection measures – VI Details 38:54
Mod-03 Lec-20 Coastal erosion protection measures – VII Details 39:35
Mod-03 Lec-21 Coastal erosion protection measures – VIII Details 49:41
Mod-03 Lec-22 Coastal erosion protection measures – IX Details 49:52
Mod-03 Lec-23 Coastal erosion protection measures – X Details 0:48
Mod-03 Lec-24 Cheaper CEP methods – XI Details 24:5
Mod-04 Lec-25 Geosynthetics – I Details 1:28:11
Mod-04 Lec-26 Geosynthetics – II Details 38:30
Mod-05 Lec-27 Breakwaters – I Details 50:25
Mod-05 Lec-28 Breakwaters – II Details 46:31
Mod-05 Lec-29 Breakwaters – III Details 49:14
Mod-05 Lec-30 Breakwaters – IV Details 29:25
Mod-06 Lec-31 Forces on coastal structures – I Details 47:26
Mod-06 Lec-32 Forces on coastal structures – II Details 35:30
Mod-07 Lec-33 Scour under marine structures Details 1:13:58
Mod-08 Lec-34 Physical modelling of coastal structures – I Details 48:26
Mod-08 Lec-35 Physical modelling of coastal structures – II Details 38:4
Mod-09 Lec-36 Tsunami – I Details 47:50
Mod-09 Lec-37 Tsunami -II Details 48:40

This course is part of NPTEL online courses, delivered by IIT Madras.

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