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wave transmission in CGWAVE

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In CGWAVE, you can assign boundary conditions only as reflection coefficient, but I wonder how close is assigning the floating barrier for the permeable structure, e.g. for baffled breakwater?

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Page 40 of the CGWAVE manual (August 1998) describes the equations used for floating docks within the computational domain - formulation of Tsay & Liu (1983). I suppose a floating barrier could be used to dissipate energy, but I can't think of why you would want to use that approach rather than a reflection coefficient.

- John

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Page 40 of the CGWAVE manual (August 1998) describes the equations used for floating docks within the computational domain - formulation of Tsay & Liu (1983). I suppose a floating barrier could be used to dissipate energy, but I can't think of why you would want to use that approach rather than a reflection coefficient.

- John

E.g., for transmissible (permeable) breakwaters, there are both a reflective and a transmissive component of wave. When it is buffled breakwater, it is very close to fixed floating dock, so I wonder if there is some experimental data about that....

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