Proceedings of the 32nd International Conference


drifted vessel

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Mizutani, N., & Nakamura, T. (2011). REFLECTION AND RUN-UP OF TSUNAMI ON QUAY WALL AND BEHAVIOR OF DRIFTED VESSELS DUE TO TSUNAMI. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, 1(32), currents.11.


Behaviors of a drifted vessel due to a tsunami and the reflection of the tsunami from a quay wall are investigated in this paper based on experiments and numerical analysis. It is found that the height of the quay wall has a great influence on the reflection, and hence the tsunami run-up. It is also revealed that the vessel can be run up on the apron when the water depth at the quay wall is larger than the draft of the vessel.


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