Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/56099
Title: Beach classifications in response to south-west monsoon waves: A case study
Authors: Shamji, V R
Keywords: Directional criterion;Fall velocity;Surf scaling factor;Surf similarity index
Issue Date: Jan-2021
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: In scientific literature, classification models of beaches according to numerical and theoretical parameters are abundant. This study shows a case study concerning how a sandy beach responds morphologically to monsoonal waves and how the beach is classified as per energy conditions. The dynamics of sediments besides the related morphological variations are expressed as functions of incident wave’s climate, traits of sediments, and various environmental determiners. This study substantiates quantitative correlations between incident wave’s energy flux, sand grain size, fall speed parameters, and wave’s steepness and as sorts beach as per conditions of energy via multiple empirical functions. Additionally, a criterion corresponding with the direction of motion of sediment according to shifting waves’ climate is also suggested and verified under field environment.
Page(s): 14-20
URI: http://nopr.niscair.res.in/handle/123456789/56099
ISSN: 2582-6727 (Online); 2582-6506 (Print)
Appears in Collections:IJMS Vol.50(01) [January 2021]

Files in This Item:
File Description SizeFormat 
IJMS 50(1) 14-20.pdfMain Article435.05 kBAdobe PDFView/Open
IJMS 50(1) 14-20_Suppl Data.pdfSupplementary Data159.84 kBAdobe PDFView/Open


Items in NOPR are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.