Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Engineering, Architecture & Information Technology

School

Civil Engineering School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

2 Lecture hours, 1 Tutorial hour, 1 Practical or Laboratory hour

Recommended prerequisite

Assessment methods

Final examination, tutorial problems, practical report

Course coordinator

Dr David Callaghan (dave.callaghan@uq.edu.au)

Work Integrated Learning

Field Experience

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

Please Note: this course is only offered in odd-numbered years (eg. 2019). Linear wave theory, short- and long-term wave height statistics, wave spectra, refraction, reflection & diffraction of water waves, wave set up & runup, coastal sediment transport mechanisms, beach morphology & morphodynamics, beach erosion problems & their mitigation, rip currents, longshore currents, surf beat; tides & estuarine mixing.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 2, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2009 St Lucia Internal Course Profile