Design of Fox Point Hurricane Barrierby Roy S. Martin,
Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 4, Pg. 89-113
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Design problems of Fox Point, Providence, RI, hurricane barrier including establishing of hurricane tide levels and wave forces, provisions for passage of estuary flow under normal conditions and at flood periods, protection of nearby steam power plant from damaging effects during construction and subsequent thereto, and provisions necessitated by poor foundation conditions.
Subject Headings: Hurricanes and typhoons | Power plants | Tides | Steam power | Gates (hydraulic) | Foundation design | Wave forces | Hydraulic design | North America | United States | Rhode Island | Providence
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