5.23 Wave crests in the lee of a semi-infinite breakwater in a region of constant
depth 91
5.24 Velocity vectors obtained from the model for a 100 meter long breakwater
100 meters offshore for a 1 meter, 6 second wave for increasing angles of
incidence 93
5.25 Stream function contour lines obtained from the Liu model for a 10
second 1 meter wave normally approaching a 700 meter long breakwater
350 meters offshore on a 1 on 50 slope. Source: Liu and Mei (1975). . 94
5.26 Flow lines obtained from the present model for a 10 second 1 meter wave
normally approaching a 700 meter long breakwater 350 meters offshore
on a 1 on 50 slope 95
5.27 Velocity vectors obtained from the present model for a 10 second 1 meter
wave normally approaching a 700 meter long breakwater 350 meters
offshore on a 1 on 50 slope 95
5.28 Set-up contour lines obtained from the present model for a 10 second
1 meter wave normally approaching a 700 meter long breakwater 350
meters offshore on a 1 on 50 slope 96
5.29 Physical layout for the experiment of Gourlay. Source: Gourlay (1974),
Proceedings 14*^ Coastal Engineering Conference, copyright by the Amer
ican Society of Civil Engineers, reprinted with permission 97
5.30 Computational domain for the experiment of Gourlay. Grid spacing
equal to .1 meter 98
5.31 Comparison of experimental and numerical results for the experiment of
Gourlay: Wave Set-up Contours. Top figure is from Gourlay (1974) Pro
ceedings 14^ Coastal Engineering Conference, copyright by the Amer
ican Society of Civil Engineers, reprinted with permission. The bottom
figure is the computer results 100
5.32 Results from the experiment of Gourlay: Contours of current veloci
ties and streamlines. Source: Gourlay (1974), Proceedings 14^ Coastal
Engineering Conference, copyright by the American Society of Civil En
gineers, reprinted with permission 101
5.33 Results from the numerical model: Streamlines of the flow 101
5.34 Results from the numerical model: Contour lines of the current veloci
ties 102
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