By Shinji Sato,Masahiko Isobe

the purpose of this ebook is to supply a complete evaluation of Coastal Engineering from simple thought to engineering perform. The authors of this ebook are around the globe professionals within the box. every one bankruptcy bargains with an enormous subject within the box of coastal engineering. the themes are of contemporary deep drawback world wide prompted by means of the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami, 2005 typhoon Katrina, 2011 Tohoku Earthquake Tsunami and different traditional disasters.

For right coastal sector administration, a large diversity of data is important. This e-book offers a uncomplicated knowing of the theories at the back of the various typical phenomena in the coastal components, equivalent to waves, tsunamis and sediment delivery. The booklet additionally introduces numerous coastal conservation applied sciences similar to coastal buildings and seashore nourishment. eventually, coastal sector administration practices within the united states, Europe, and Japan are introduced.

Each bankruptcy is self-standing and readers can commence from any subject looking on their interest.

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