Wave forces on vertical and composite breakwaters

Wave forces on vertical and composite breakwaters.
Allsop, W.and Vicinanza, D. and McKenna, J.E.
Technical Report. HR Wallingford Ltd.

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Abstract:This report gives information on wave loadings on vertical and composite breakwaters and related harbour or coastal structures. The report reviews types of vertical breakwaters used around the UK, in Europe and further overseas, and identifies design methods in use in the UK, Europe and Japan. Analysis of performance in service, and of research studies, shows that present design methods under predict wave loads under wave impact conditions, and are not able to identify reliably geometric/wave conditions which lead to such impacts.
Item Type:Monograph (Technical Report)
Subjects:Coasts > Coastal structures
Coasts > General
Coasts > Coastal management
ID Code:946
Deposited On:22 Aug 2014 09:21
Last Modified:22 Aug 2014 09:21

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