Improving storm surge modelling

Started: October 2014
Supervisor(s): Swan, C.Christou, M.
As part of the
CDT in Sustainable Civil Engineering

Project Description

The aim of this thesis is to better understand the effect of storm surges on the magnitude and frequency of so-called 'rogue' wave events. We aim to simulate various cases using 2D and 3D boundary element models, and make comparisons with results from the laboratory wave flumes.  The outcome of this research should lead to better design waves for storm conditions in intermediate water depths.

Alex Gray

Alex GrayPhD Candidate - Fluid Mechanics 
Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering 
Imperial College London, SW7 2AZ