The hydrodynamic pressures due to regular waves around the circumference of a pipeline near a sloping rigid bed and placed parallel to the wave direction have been measured. The pressures were integrated to obtain the force time history, from which the peak horizontal and vertical forces were evaluated. The effects of relative clearance of pipe from the bed and its relative position from the toe of the sloping bed on the pressures and forces on the pipeline as a function scattering parameter and wave steepness are reported. The reflection characteristics of the sloping bed in the presence of the pipeline are reported as a function of surf similarity parameter and compared with the results from existing literature. The details of the model setup, experimental procedure, results and discussion are presented in this paper.

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