Laboratory Investigation of Rubble-Mound Breakwaters

by R.Y. Hudson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 93-122

Document Type: Journal Paper


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: Breakwaters | Armor units | Riprap | Thickness | Porosity

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