CIV ENGR 514: Coastal Engineering
- Catalog Description:
The effect of natural forces associated with storms, hurricanes, and water-level variations on the coastal zone, and efforts made to combat these forces. Wave and storm-surge prediction, the change of waves as they approach shore, and wave forces on the shore; shore erosion and littoral drift; nearshore pollution in lakes and oceans; harbor, breakwater, and revetment design.
- Credits: 3
- Prerequisites or Corequisites: Civ Engr 311 or consent of instructor
- Official Course Description (pdf)