Empirical Formulae for Breakage of Dolosse and Tetrapods

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Burcharth, H. F.; d'Angremond, K.; Meer, W. van der; Liu, Z.;
(2000)
  • Journal: volume 40,pages183-206issn: 0378-3839
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0378-3839(00)00010-7
  • 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 widely used for rubble mound breakwaters. Many failures of such breakwaters were caused by unforeseen early breakage of the units, thus revealing an inbalance between the strength (structural ... View more
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