Rehabilitation of Hartlepool town wall

Rehabilitation of Hartlepool town wall.
Cuomo, G.and Hancock, D. and Richardson, S. and Longo, D. and Rigden, T. and Dimakopoulos, A.
In: ICE Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2013, 18-20 September 2013, Edinburgh, UK. (In Press) (2013)

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Abstract:The combined use of both numerical and physical model tests has supported optimisation of the design of the set-back flood defence wall at the rear of the Hartlepool Town Wall by providing detailed information on overtopping discharges and design hydrodynamic loads. An extensive physical model study was performed in one of the wave flumes at HR Wallingford, a series of crest configurations were tested and their performances assessed over a range of wave conditions and water levels. The OpenFOAM computational fluid dynamics model was then validated and calibrated by reproducing selected physical model tests and subsequently used to gather further insight in the loading process and assess wave-induced loads for use in the design of the seawall.
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects:Coasts > Coastal erosion and flooding
Coasts > Coastal structures
Maritime > General
Coasts > Overtopping
Coasts > General
ID Code:631
Deposited On:02 Dec 2013 13:24
Last Modified:21 Jul 2017 10:18

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