Prerequisite: None
Coastal environment and coastal zone; Introduction to wave mechanics; Classification of waves; Wave transformation; Breaking of waves; Finite amplitude waves; Stokes wave theory; Higher order wave theories; Numerical wave theory; Tsunamis; Short term and long term wave statistics; Wind generated waves; Causes of coastal erosion; Shore protection; Methods of shore protection; Wave structure interaction; Morison Equation; Wave force on submarine pipelines; Coastal processes, Application of mathematical models; Integrated coastal zone management; Coastal ecosystems.
Text/Reference Books:
 Ippen, A. T., Estuary and Coastline Hydrodynamics, Engineering Societies Monographs Series, First Edition, McGrawHill Inc., New York, 1966.
 Sorenson, R. M., Basic Coastal Engineering, Third Edition, Springer, USA, 2006.
 Reeve, D., Chadwick, A., & Fleming, C., Coastal Engineering, Processes, Theory and Design Practice, Spon Press, New York, 2005.
