Numerous methods for calculating wave reflection have been presented in the literature. These methods utilize the recorded wave heights from two or three probes and, in some cases, the phase relationship between the wave probes. The present paper discusses three of the calculation methods and the difficulties encountered in applying the methods to "real" wave tank conditions. Results are presented for the wave reflection from the beach of a two dimensional wave tank, and recommendations are presented concerning the most appropriate method.
Comparison of Wave Reflection Equations with Experimental Wave Basin Data
Cotter, D. C., and S. K. Chakrabarti. "Comparison of Wave Reflection Equations with Experimental Wave Basin Data." Paper presented at the SNAME 23rd American Towing Tank Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, June 1992. doi: https://doi.org/10.5957/ATTC-1992-009
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