Automated Tools for Coastal Engineering
Keywords:Computer programs, wind adjustment, wave growth, theory, and transformation, structural design, runup, transmission, overtopping, littoral and inlet processes.
Coastal Engineering practice encompasses a substantial diversity of technologies varying in sophistication and origin. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers requires interactive computer based design capabilities for this purpose. An overview is presented of the contents, history, usage and issues relative to a widely used collection of automated technologies for a variety of coastal engineering topics.