AbstractRecent work will be presented on the estimation of structural loads due to wave loading behind semi-separable vegetation. Numerical results treating vegetation as a variable will be utilized to quantify structural vulnerability using either readily available fragility curves or comparing the induced forces (demand) to the capacity of the structure. Out-of-plane failure is considered in the latter case. Results demonstrate that the protection offered by vegetation is substantial and can lead to a significant reduction in the vulnerability of the shielded structure.
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