MS 701

Course Name: 

Wave Hydrodynamics and Wind Waves

Programme: 

M.Tech(MS)

Credits (L-T-P): 

4(3-1-0)

Content: 

  • Potential flow, Laplace's equation, boundary value problem.
  • Small amplitude waves, linearized boundary conditions.
  • Periodic, progressive and standing waves.
  • Wave kinematics, basic dispersion relation, shallow and deep water waves.
  • Phase and group velocity, energy propagation.
  • Wave transformations - Shoaling, refraction, diffraction, reflection etc.
  • Wave and structure interaction - Wave forces due to linear theory, Morison equation methods.
  • Wind waves - statistical and spectral analysis.
  • Short term and Long term distributions.
  • Finite amplitude wave theories.
  • Basic Meteorology.

References: 

Ippen A. T - "Estuary and Coastline wave hydrodynamics"
Bendat & Piersol - "Random data analysis and measurement techniques
Dean, R. G & Dalrymple, R. A - "Water wave mechanics for Engineers and scientists"
Class Lectures (min attendance requirements to be satisfied)
Winter school notes held at NITK (available at Dept. and central library)

Department: 

Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
 

Contact us

Mahesha A., Professor and Head

Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangaluru - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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