3D Characteristics of Dynamic Response of Seabed around Submerged Breakwater Due to Wave Loading

파랑하중에 의한 잠제 주변 해저지반의 3차원 동적응답 특성

Hur, Dong-Soo;Park, Jong-Ryul;Lee, Woo-Dong

  • Received : 2014.03.07
  • Accepted : 2014.07.23
  • Published : 2014.08.30


We analyzed the 3-D characteristics of the dynamic response of seabed around a submerged breakwater due to wave loading using a 3-D numerical scheme (LES-WASS-3D). Using our model, which considers the wave-structure-sandy seabed interactions in a 3-D wave field, we were able to investigate the 3-D characteristics of the pore-water pressure in the seabed around the submerged breakwater under various incident wave conditions. To verify the 3-D numerical analysis method suggested in this study, we compared the numerical results with the existing experimental results and found good agreement between them. The numerical analysis reveals that high pore-water pressure in the seabed is generated below a large wave height at the front slope of the submerged breakwater. It was also shown that the non-dimensional pore-water pressure in the seabed increases as the wave period increases because the wave energy dissipation decreases on the submerged breakwater and seabed as the wave period increases.


Pore water pressure;Submerged breakwater;Sandy seabed;3-D numerical model;Wave Breaking


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