Università degli Studi di Napoli "Parthenope"

Teaching schedule

Academic year: 
2018/2019
Belonging course: 
Location: 
Napoli
Disciplinary sector: 
HYDRAULIC AND MARINE CONTRUCTIONS AND HYDROLOGY (ICAR/02)
Language: 
Italian
Credits: 
9
Year of study: 
2
Teachers: 
Cycle: 
First 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

None

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 - 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

It takes place in 48 hours of lessons and 24 hours of practice; the didactic activity takes place with lessons and exercises. The final exam consists of an oral test

Textbooks

Appunti e copie di lucidi distribuiti a lezione;
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

Verification of learning is carried out at the end of the course with an oral exam. However, a test is carried out on the first part, which gives right to an exemption of the first part of the program.

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