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Course Code: 
CE357
Course Period: 
Autumn
Course Type: 
Area Elective
Theoric: 
2
Practice: 
1
Credits: 
3
ECTS: 
5
Course Language: 
English
Course Coordinator: 
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Course Objectives: 
The goal of this course is to provide the student with fundamental knowledge about coastal engineering, coastal morphology and related engineering problems with an extension to the design of coastal structures.
Course Content: 

Definition of coastal engineering. Physical description of coasts and coastal processes. Utilization of coasts, coastal structures. Environmental loads: Waves, tides and currents. Linear wave theory. Wave transformation and breaking. Wave-structure interaction: Runup, overtopping and reflection. Representation of irregular waves, wave spectrum. Wave forecasting. Shore protection structures: fundamentals of design, breakwaters, seawalls. Ports, types and structural elements. Fundamentals of port design. Berths and piers. Coastal sediment transport; calculation of longshore sediment transport. Groins. Cross-shore sediment transport and beach profiles. Wave loads on piles and marine pipelines. Fundamentals of numerical modeling in coastal engineering.

Course Methodology: 
1: Lecture by instructor, 3: Problem solving by instructor, 5: Problem solving, 10: Sample Project Review
Course Evaluation Methods: 
A: Written exam, B: Multiple-choice examC:Take-home quiz, D: Experimentreport, E: Homework, F: Project, G: Presentation by student,H: Interactive application assignments

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