Design of Seawalls and Breakwaters

by Jr. Hunt,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 123-152

Document Type: Journal Paper


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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