OCE614 : Coastal Modeling

Stephan T. Grilli, instructor
Associate Professor
Department of Ocean Engineering
University of Rhode Island
Narragansett Bay Campus
Narragansett, RI 02882, USA

tel. : (401) 874-6636
fax. : (401) 874-6837
http ://www.oce.uri.edu/~grilli
email : grilli@mistral.oce.uri.edu

Synopsis :  

OCE614 offered in the Spring, addresses coastal modeling problems, i.e., the solution of coastal problems involving water waves, currents and sediment transport, using computer models. Fundamentals of the theories and methods used for developing computer models are covered, and actual computer models are used for illustration, and for homework assignments.

Prerequisite :

OCE514 or equivalent

Required textbooks :

Mei, C.C. (1989) The Applied Dynamics of Ocean Surface Waves. Advanced Series on Ocean Engineering - Vol I. World Scientific, Singapore.

Additional textbooks :

Selected publications handed out during lectures (journal and proceeding articles).

Content :

In the following, T1 and T2 refer to the primary and secondary textbooks. Main topics covered in OCE614 are as follows :

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