Shipboard Hydraulic Breakwater

by R.A. Dilley,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-21

Document Type: Journal Paper


Model hydraulic breakwater was constructed on 1:86.5 scale model Liberty Ship; ship was moored in model basin in 7 in, of water and subjected to series of different wave conditions; mooring forces and wave attenuation were measured; graphs showing relationship between wave attenuation and jet-flow rate and dependence of mooring force on wave height are included.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic models | Hydrologic models | Wave forces | Wave attenuation | Scale models | Mooring | Hydraulics | Breakwaters

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