Armor Protection for Rubble Mound Breakwaters

by R. D. Scott, W. F. Baird & Associates Coastal, Engineers Ltd, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,
D. J. Turcke, W. F. Baird & Associates Coastal, Engineers Ltd, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,
W. F. Baird, W. F. Baird & Associates Coastal, Engineers Ltd, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,
J. S. Readshaw, W. F. Baird & Associates Coastal, Engineers Ltd, Ottawa, Ont, Canada,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastal Zone '87

Abstract: A brief summary of past practices in breakwater armor system design is presented. The limitations of current design procedures for rubble mound breakwaters are discussed and improved methods for design are outlined.

Subject Headings: Breakwaters | Riprap | Armor units

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