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dc.contributor.authorChan, Joann Yi Ru.
dc.date.accessioned2011-06-13T08:55:25Z
dc.date.available2011-06-13T08:55:25Z
dc.date.copyright2011en_US
dc.date.issued2011
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/45445
dc.description.abstractThis report is a detailed account of my Final Year Project (FYP) done in Nanyang Technological University (NTU). It is about the effect of mangrove forests and coastal buildings in mitigating tsunamis. In the recent decade, the world has experienced tsunamis of massive magnitudes and the aftermath of these natural disasters. It is getting increasingly important to determine how to reduce the devastating impacts of tsunamis. My focus of the project is the degree of mitigation effect of the mangrove forests and coastal buildings with respect to varying incident tsunami wave heights. This report will contain a brief background on tsunamis, mangrove forests and coastal buildings as well as steps used to carry out the experiments. Finally we will discuss the results of the experiments and evaluation and conclusion of the project.en_US
dc.format.extent69 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Engineering::Environmental engineeringen_US
dc.titleEffects of coastal structures on tsunami-induced flooding and hazard mitigation : effect of incident wave heights - WR-25ABen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisorHuang Zhenhuaen_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Civil and Environmental Engineeringen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Engineering (Environmental Engineering)en_US
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