EXPERIMENTAL MODELING OF DEBRIS ADVECTION DRIVEN BY THE TSUNAMI: APPLICATION FOR NON-UNIFORM DENSITY GROUPS OF DEBRIS WITH OBSTACLES
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Park, H., Koh, M.-J., Cox, D. T., Alam, M., & Shin, S. (2020). EXPERIMENTAL MODELING OF DEBRIS ADVECTION DRIVEN BY THE TSUNAMI: APPLICATION FOR NON-UNIFORM DENSITY GROUPS OF DEBRIS WITH OBSTACLES. Coastal Engineering Proceedings, (36v), currents.23. https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.currents.23

Abstract

Extreme coastal events like hurricanes and tsunamis often generate and transport debris, resulting in severe damage to civil infrastructure and often adversely affecting communities' resilience and recovery process. In particular, water-borne debris transported over the land often decreases critical facilities' functionality and block access for initial rescue and recovery. A better understanding of water-driven debris transport is essential to predict damages and losses on coastal communities and develop a mitigation plan to minimize those losses and improve the resilience against future extreme coastal events. In this paper, an experimental study of tsunami-driven debris advection over a flat testbed was conducted considering different density conditions of debris elements.

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https://doi.org/10.9753/icce.v36v.currents.23
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