Breakwaters '99: First International Symposium on Monitoring of Breakwaters

by Orville T. Magoon,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0597-0 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0597-2 (ISBN-10), 2002, Soft Cover, Pg. vi, 163
22 cm
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Conference information: Conference proceedings | Madison, Wisconsin, United States | September 8-10, 1999

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


The papers present state-of-art methods and technologies that are used in the structural and environmental monitoring of rubble mound breakwaters. Structural monitoring concerns the structural response and the mechanical properties of the structure and its foundation. Environmental monitoring concerns the external loading on the structure and the effect the structure has on the total environment. These papers discuss actual experiences in the field of monitoring breakwaters.

Subject Headings: Coastal protection structures | Breakwaters | Structural response | Structural behavior | Riprap | Mechanical properties | Load factors


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