Reconstruction of the West Breakwater at Port Sines, Portugal

Rubble Mound Structures Committee of the Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Division of ASCE

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-7844-0044-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0044-X (ISBN-10), 1994, Soft Cover, Pg. viii, 443
22 cm
Conference information: Papers from a seminar | Sines, Portugal | September 16-17, 1993

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This volume, Reconstruction of the West Breakwater at Port Sines, Portugal, is a collection of papers presented at a seminar held at Sines, Portugal on September 16-17, 1993. This case history presents an example of the design of a rubble mound structure in deep water and subjected to deep water wave attack. It is a good example of the planning, design, construction, and monitoring of this important and complex structure. This collection of papers represents contributions from geologists, planners, surveyors, contractors, laboratories, and civil engineers and is a significant milestone in the development of marine facilities in very deep water.

Subject Headings: Water waves | Ports and harbors | Construction management | Coastal protection structures | Case studies | Breakwaters | Training


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