Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference


non-linear waves
wave bottom boundary layer
bottom shear stress
nearshore morphology

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WAVE BOUNDARY LAYER HYDRODYNAMICS DURING ONSHORE BAR MIGRATION. (2011). Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(32), sediment.2. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v32.sediment.2


To study onshore bar migration and the accompanying intra-wave sediment transport a wave flume experiment was conducted. The wave flume had a rigid bottom with a single bar profile. The focus of the experiment was to measure the hydrodynamics in the wave bottom boundary layer. The results show that the skewness of bottom stress is not only related to wave skewness but also to wave asymmetry.


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