Homemade coastal protection and some unfortunate homes near Surfside, TX, October 2009.

OCEN 400: Basic Coastal Engineering

Textbook and Online Source Materials

Basic Coastal Engineering, by R. Sorensen (3rd Edition, 2005, Springer).

Coastal Engineering Manual, Coastal and Hydraulics Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (2002). Link to downloadable materials.

Shore Protection Manual (Volumes 1 and 2), Coastal Engineering Research Center, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (1984). Volume 1 and Volume 2.

Online Coastal Engineering Properties Calculator at the Center for Applied Coastal Research, University of Delaware.

Course Materials

Homework and Solutions

Quizzes, Midterms and Solutions

Additional Materials

Final Exam