Water Wave Mechanics





*      Introduction to wave mechanics

*      Review of hydrodynamics and vector analysis

*      Small amplitude theory

*      Wave characteristics

*      Long waves

*      Wave-maker theory

*      Wave spectrum

*      Wave forces

*      Wave on real seabed

*      Nonlinear waves

*      Laboratory works on waves




Exercises and quizzes: 20%

Final exam: 30%

Class paper: 30%

Simulation project: 20%



Main References



*      B. Ataie-Ashtiani, A.A. Beheshti " Water Wave Mechanics" Amir-Kabir University Jihad Daneshgahi Publication, pp.305, 2006 (1385).

*      B. Ataie-Ashtiani, A. Najafi-Jillani " Coastal Hydrodynamics" Amir-Kabir University Jihad Daneshgahi Publication, pp.655, 2005 (1384).


Further References






Links and Readings


*      Coastal Engineering

*      Computational Fluid Dynamics


*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., A. Najafi Jilani,  Laboratory Investigations on Impulsive Waves Caused by Underwater Landslide, Coastal Engineering, DOI: 10.1016/j.coastaleng.2008.03.003 (Accepted). [PDF] [SUPPLEMENTARY]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., G. Shobeiry, L. Farhadi,  Modified Incompressible SPH method for simulating free surface problems, Fluid Dynamics Research, Volume 40, issue 9, Pages 637- 661, September 2008. [PDF]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., A. Nik-khah,  Impulsive Waves Caused by Subaerial Landslides, Environmental Fluid Mechanics, Volume 8, No. 3, pp. 263280, 2008. [PDF] [SUPPLEMENTARY]

*       Beheshti, A.A and Ataie-Ashtiani, B, Analysis of Threshold and Incipient Conditions for Sediment Movement, Coastal Engineering, Volume 55, pp. 423430, 2008. [PDF]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., S. Malek Mohammadi,  Mapping Impulsive Waves due to Subaerial Landslides into a Dam Reservoir: Case Study of Shafa-Roud Dam,  Dam Engineering, XVIII (3), 1-25, March 2008. [PDF]

*       Najafi Jilani, A., B. Ataie-Ashtiani,  Estimation of Near Field Characteristics of Tsunami Generation by Submarine Landslide, Ocean Engineering Vol. 35/5-6, pp 545-557, 2008. [PDF] [SUPPLEMENTARY]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., G. Shobeiry, Numerical simulation of landslide impulsive waves by Modified Smooth Particle Hydrodynamics,   International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Volume 56, Issue 2 , Pages 209232, January 2008.  [PDF]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., S. Malek Mohammadi, Near field Amplitude of Subaerial Landslide Generated Waves in Dam Reservoirs, Dam Engineering, XVII (4), 197-222, March 2007 [PDF]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., A. Najafi Jilani,  A Higher-order Boussinesq-type Model with Moving Bottom Boundary: Applications to Submarine Landslide Tsunami Waves, International Journal for Numerical Methods in Fluids, Volume 53, Issue 6 , Pages 1019-1048, 2007. [PDF]

*       Ataie-Ashtiani, B., A. Najafi Jilani, Prediction of Submerged Landslide Generated Waves in Dam Reservoirs: An Applied Approach, Dam Engineering, Vol. XVII, Issue 3, Pages 135-155, November 2006.  [PDF]

*       Kabiri-Samani, A.R., Ataie-Ashtiani, B., Free Water Surface Oscillations in a Closed Rectangular Basin with Internal Barriers, Scientia Iranica. Vol. 15, No.3 , pp 315-323, 2008. [PDF]








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