Stability of Reshaping Breakwaters with Special Reference to Stone Durability

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Frigaard, Peter; Hald, Tue; Burcharth, H. F.; Sigurdarson, S.;
(1996)
  • Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Subject: Prototype Structures | Structural Lifetime | Stone Movements | Protecting Stones | Wave Climate | Reduced Stability | Armour Units | Stone Duability | Armour Stone | Rubble Mound Breakwaters | Breakwater Designs | Tensile Stresses

Traditionally, conventional rubble mound breakwaters are designed with stable armour units, and consequently, very large stones or even artificial armour units are required. Reshaping breakwater designs allow reshaping of the seward slope thus involving stone movements.... View more
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