Subramaniam Neelami - kisr


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Subramaniam Neelami - kisr

  1. 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. 2. There are hundreds of problems in the coastal engineering field, which needs detailed physical model study in order to save the budget and to reduce the risk.
  3. 11. Sea Water Intake Structure
  4. 13. Floating breakwater
  5. 14. Rubble mound seawall
  6. 16. Principle of Wave energy conversion
  7. 17. Coastal Erosion
  8. 19. Offshore breakwater
  9. 20. Lab Arabian Gulf
  10. 21. Research Areas <ul><li>Coastal Engineering </li></ul><ul><li>Intakes and outfalls </li></ul><ul><li>Submarine pipelines </li></ul><ul><li>Ports, Harbours, and Marinas </li></ul><ul><li>Artificial lagoons </li></ul><ul><li>Jetties and causeways </li></ul><ul><li>Offshore platforms </li></ul><ul><li>Shore protection works </li></ul><ul><li>Coastal Management </li></ul><ul><li>Bathymetric surveys </li></ul><ul><li>Hydrodynamic data and modelling </li></ul><ul><li>Morphological studies </li></ul><ul><li>Sediment transport </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Assessment </li></ul><ul><li>Forecasting system </li></ul><ul><li>Water Quality </li></ul>
  11. 24. Wave Makers
  12. 25. Physical Models Concrete Flume Glass re-circulating Flume Basin 60 m long with a 0.6 x 1.2 m cross section 40 m long with a 2.5 x 2 m cross section 56 m long, 37 m wide and 0.8 m high
  13. 26. Lab Instruments <ul><li>Laser Doppler Anemometry (LDA) </li></ul>Laser Doppler Velocimetry
  14. 30. Field Instruments <ul><li>Wave buoy </li></ul><ul><li>Pressure gauges </li></ul><ul><li>Temperature and salinity gauges </li></ul><ul><li>Current meters </li></ul><ul><li>Echo sounder </li></ul><ul><li>Boat </li></ul><ul><li>Others </li></ul>CAD boat Fluorometer Wave buoy ADCP RCM-7
  15. 31. Conclusions <ul><li>Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait has a well established Coastal Engg. Lab with state of the art wave generating facilities and Lab instruments. </li></ul><ul><li>Many coastal problems can be solved using well planned physical modeling work. </li></ul>
  16. 32. Thanks You are most welcome to interact with us in KISR, Kuwait for any of your needs in the area of Coastal Engineering