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2020-2021 Catalog
CWR 4006: Coastal Processes

Course Description for Coastal Processes

CWR4006: Coastal Processes
Prerequisite:  A "C+" or better in each of the following PHY 2048, PHY 2049, and MAC 2312
Description: The lectures feature background theory, discussion and a detailed examination of important coastal processes with engineering applications. Course subjects cover a wide range of topics to provide a breadth of knowledge for subjects related to coastal study. Topics include coastal zone features, water wave mechanics, field measurement techniques, longshore and cross-shore sediment transport analysis, beach nourishment theory, coastal structures, tidal inlets, and coastal management. The course presents material at a level necessary to understand many intermediate and advanced processes and relationships.