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  • 1. COASTAL ENGINEERING LAB TECHNOLOGY AND MEASUREMENTS Dr. S.Neelamani Senior Research Scientist PROGRAM MANAGER- Coastal Management Program Environment and Life Science Centre Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait email:[email_address]

2. There are hundreds of problems in the coastal engineering field, which needs detailed physical model study in order tosave the budgetand toreduce the risk. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Sea Water Intake Structure 12. 13. Floating breakwater 14. Rubble mound seawall 15. 16. Principle of Wave energy conversion 17. Coastal Erosion 18. 19. Offshore breakwater 20. Lab Arabian Gulf 21. Research Areas

  • Coastal Engineering
  • Intakes and outfalls
  • Submarine pipelines
  • Ports, Harbours, and Marinas
  • Artificial lagoons
  • Jetties and causeways
  • Offshore platforms
  • Shore protection works
  • Coastal Management
  • Bathymetric surveys
  • Hydrodynamic data and modelling
  • Morphological studies
  • Sediment transport
  • Environmental Assessment
  • Forecasting system
  • Water Quality

22. 23. 24. Wave Makers 25. Physical Models Concrete Flume Glass re-circulating Flume Basin 60 m long with a 0.6 x 1.2 m cross section40 m long with a 2.5 x 2 m cross section 56 m long, 37 m wide and 0.8 m high 26. Lab Instruments

  • Laser Doppler Anemometry (LDA)

Laser Doppler Velocimetry 27. 28. 29. 30. Field Instruments

  • Wave buoy
  • Pressure gauges
  • Temperatureand salinity gauges
  • Current meters
  • Echo sounder
  • Boat
  • Others

CAD boat Fluorometer Wave buoy ADCP RCM-7 31. Conclusions

  • Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait has a well established Coastal Engg. Lab with state of the art wave generating facilities and Lab instruments.
  • Many coastal problems can be solved using well planned physical modeling work.

32. Thanks You are most welcome to interact with us in KISR, Kuwaitfor any of your needs in the area of Coastal Engineering