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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: Civ Engr 311 or consent of instructor
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