Detached Breakwaters for Beach Protection

by Farouk M. Abdel-Aal, Cairo Univ, Giza, Egypt,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Coastlines of the Mediterranean


This paper investigates detached breakwaters for beach protection. The equilibrium beach profile, onshore-offshore transport, and longshore sediment transport are also discussed. The Nile Delta beach protection by detached breakwaters is presented.

Subject Headings: Littoral drift | Breakwaters | Coastal management | Beaches | Environmental issues | Sediment transport | Equilibrium | Beach profiles | Nile River

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