Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2015/2016
Belonging course: 
Course of Master's Degree Programme on CIVIL ENGINEERING
Disciplinary sector: 
HYDRAULIC AND MARINE CONTRUCTIONS AND HYDROLOGY (ICAR/02)
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
Second semester
Hours of front activity: 
72

Language

Italian

Course description

Provide the basic cognitive elements necessary for the understanding of coastal processes and to evaluate the effectiveness of coastal protection interventions.

Prerequisites

No one

Syllabus

Lessons:
Particle size indexes. Wind wave prediction. SMB method. Linear waves: conservation of mass and momentum - boundary conditions - first order solution - first order kinematics and dynamics - wave transformation - shoaling and refraction - breakage. Analysis of a recording in the time and frequency domain - significant wave - astronomical and meteorological tide - wave set-up, wind set-up and inverse barometer - long-term wave motion forecast - calculation of the project wave height - period of return and life of the work. Bottom and suspension transport for currents in permanent motion - bottom and suspension transport for waves and currents - Einstein model - erosion and growth parameters - setback in static and dynamic conditions - longitudinal transport equations - GENESIS model. Atlas of ISPRA coastal works - sizing of the works - main selection criteria - hydraulic proportioning - run-up quota and overflow flow rate - transmission coefficient - structural proportioning - Hudson formula - Van Der Meer equations. Artificial nourishment and dredging - Balance profile and classification of nourishment - volume and longevity calculation - dredging - sampling and analysis - ISPRA manual.
Exercises
Particle size indexes of a sample - geographic and effective fetches - calculation of fetches for a neighborhood - significant height with SMB method - wave set-up, wind set-up and inverse barometer - wavelength, speed and surface components on the surface - half-axes of the orbits, calculation of the pressure - wave height on intermediate depth and breaking wave height for rectilinear and parallel bathymetric - evaluation of the project wave height offshore with RON data. Part II - transverse transport with the Bruun method and the Kriebel & Dean method - longitudinal transport with the CERC formula - run-up altitude, overflow rate and transmitted wave height - proportioning of the boulders of the mantle with the Hudson and Van formula Der Meer - Calculation of the volume and longevity of a nourishment.

Particle size indexes. Wind wave prediction. SMB method. Linear waves: conservation of mass and momentum - boundary conditions - first order solution - first order kinematics and dynamics - wave transformation - shoaling and refraction - breakage. Analysis of a recording in the time and frequency domain - significant wave - astronomical and meteorological tide - wave set-up, wind set-up and inverse barometer - long-term wave motion forecast - calculation of the project wave height - period of return and life of the work. Bottom and suspension transport for currents in permanent motion - bottom and suspension transport for waves and currents - Einstein model - erosion and growth parameters - setback in static and dynamic conditions - longitudinal transport equations - GENESIS model. Atlas of ISPRA coastal works - sizing of the works - main selection criteria - hydraulic proportioning - run-up quota and overflow flow rate - transmission coefficient - structural proportioning - Hudson formula - Van Der Meer equations. Artificial nourishment and dredging - Balance profile and classification of nourishment - volume and longevity calculation - dredging - sampling and analysis - ISPRA manual.

Teaching Methods

Teaching is carried out in 9 credits, corresponding to 48 hours of lessons and 24 hours of practice; There will be a trial that gives right to a cancellation of the first part of the program.

Textbooks

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G. Benassai, 2006. Introduction on coastal dynamics and shoreline protection, WIT Press.
R.G. Dean & R.A. Dalrymple - Water wave mechanics for engineers and scientists, Adv. Series on Ocean Engineering – vol. 2, World Scientific;
E. Benassai, 2012. Le onde di mare. Guida per le applicazioni all’ingegneria costiera. Liguori Editore.
J.W. Kamphuis - Introduction to coastal engineering and management, Adv. Series on Ocean Engineering – vol. 16, World Scientific;
Shore Protection Manual, Dept. of the Army, Waterways Experiment Station, Corps of Engineers,Coastal engineering Research Center.

Learning assessment

The final exam consists of an oral test

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