Development of hurricane flood protection for Texas City, Texas
Murphy, Wayne M.
Geelan, Charles William
The purpose of this paper is to present the hydraulic problems relating to the computation of hurricane surge, hurricane waves, runup of the waves for providing hurricane flood protection at Texas City, Texas, as well as the effects of rainfall upon the protected area during periods of normal and high tides. The problems of providing protection are discussed, and information is presented on structures that were designed for the hurricane protection project.