The Application of Load-cell Technique in the Study of Armour Unit Responses to Impact Loads

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Burcharth, H. F.; Liu, Zhou;
  • Publisher: American Society of Civil Engineers
  • Subject: Armour Units | Tetrapods | Dolosse | Rubble Mound Breakwaters | Structural Integrity | Hydraulic Stability | Armour Layers | Breakage

The slender, complex types of armour units, such as Tetrapods and Dolosse are<br/>widely used for rubble mound breakwaters. Many of the recent failures of such structures were caused by unforeseen early breakage of the units, thus revealing an inbalance between the stre... View more
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