Design of Sea-Walls and Breakwaters

by Ira A. Hunt, Jr.,


Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1961, Vol. 126, Issue 4, Pg. 542-570


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Seawall and breakwater design considered from standpoint of manner and effectiveness with which they reflect or dissipate incident wave energy; results of laboratory tests, particularly in regard to wave up-rush; laboratory work was performed in Laboratoire Dauphinois d' Hydraulique, Grenoble, France. (19 refs.)

Subject Headings: Sea walls | Breakwaters | Wave reflection | Sustainable development | Hydro power | Energy dissipation | Laboratory tests

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