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Modélisation de la diffusion électromagnétique par les vagues côtières déferlantes

Abstract : The purpose of this thesis work is to study the interaction of electromagnetic waves in L band with breaking coastal sea waves, in particular for an observer situated close to the surface. The work attempts to realize a precise electromagnetic modeling in narrow link with hydrodynamic model. To model and calculate electromagnetic fields scattered by breaking sea waves, we use a numerical approach by boundary integral technique, in particular Method of Moments (MoM). In this frame, we focus on the reliability and the convergence problem of numerical computation for strong curvature geometries as the surfaces of breaking sea waves are. After a thorough analysis of the problem, we show that a solution based on Higher-Order Method of Moments (HO-MoM) combined with Non Uniform Rational Basis Splines (NURBS) meshing technique allows the improvement of the performances of Classical-MoM. In parallel of the work on electromagnetic modeling, we attempt to introduce a hydrodynamic model able to precisely simulate the movement and the deformation of waves near the coast. We choose a hydrodynamic modeling based on Desingularized Method. This methodological approach allows the study of the evolution of waves according to the bottom slope, the relative height and the wave steepness. The combination of the results obtained from the numerical electromagnetic modeling and from the hydrodynamic description allows us to estimate the evolution of the electromagnetic fields scattered by breaking coastal sea waves according to time for three types of standard breaking : spilling, plunging and surging.
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Refzul Khairi. Modélisation de la diffusion électromagnétique par les vagues côtières déferlantes. Electromagnétisme. Université de Bretagne occidentale - Brest, 2013. Français. ⟨tel-00839745⟩



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