Laboratory Investigation of Rubble-Mound Breakwaters

by Robert Y. Hudson,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 492-519


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Tests to determine stability characteristics of various armor-unit shapes; new stability formula for rubble breakwaters was derived, which provides essential information for improved design; stability, thickness, and porosity data are presented for quarry-stone and tetrapod armor units.



Subject Headings: Armor units | Riprap | Breakwaters | Thickness | Porosity

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