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  • Two-day training course

    Wave action on coastal structures
  • Wave action on coastal structures
  • Wave action on coastal structures
  • Wave action on coastal structures

Wave action on coastal structures

About this course

Type Classroom training
Level Foundation
Duration 2 days
Topic Coast and maritime

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This course will teach the theory and methods necessary for delivering alternative solutions to coastal problems.

Attendees will gain a thorough understanding of a range of coastal structures, and improve their knowledge of wave characteristics. It will introduce the EurOtop manual and present established and new techniques to predict wave overtopping at seawalls, flood embankments, breakwaters and other shoreline structures.

Course content

Example calculations and case studies are used to illustrate key methods along with iterative or explicit approaches to setting a crest level.

Who should attend?

Designed for those who need to be able to anticipate and/or predict the response of coastal structures to wave action, this course is aimed at graduate and chartered engineers, flood risk managers, consultants, contractors, owners and operators of coastal or reservoir/lake frontages, and post-graduate researchers.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, participants will:

How to register

For further details on the course fee and how to book your place please contact training@hrwallingford.com.

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Dates and availability

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Course leader(s)

Dr Tim Pullen

Dr Tim Pullen

Principal Engineer

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Testimonials

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Lecturer very knowledgeable about subject and able to answer all questions in good detail.

Past attendee

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