Alternatives to Stone in Breakwater Constructionby R.J. Johnson,
Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-15
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Type of construction depends on economic considerations, depth, and salinity of water, severity of storms and availability of materials; difficulty in obtaining armor stone resulted in investigation of concrete castings in form of rectangular blocks, tetrahedrons, and tetrapods; advantages of this type of construction indicate feasibility in breakwater work.
Subject Headings: Construction materials | Concrete construction | Salt water | Stormwater management | Rocks | Breakwaters | Economic factors | Armor units
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