Recent advances in stability formulae and damage description of breakwater armour layer

Kamali, Babak and Hashim, Roslan (2009) Recent advances in stability formulae and damage description of breakwater armour layer. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 3 (3). pp. 2817-2827. ISSN 1991-8178,

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The present paper gives a brief overview of the current state-of-the-art for estimating stability of rubble mound breakwater armour layer, identifying a set of relevant aspects, such as definition of damage, type of armour units, and the sea state. Since all the stability formulae are designed to estimate the appropriate weight of armour units corresponding to a certain damage level, different methods of damage assessment are distinguished, and most well-known stability formulae are discussed with the emphasis on definition of damage.

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Uncontrolled Keywords: Armour layer; Breakwater; Damage description; Stability formulae
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering
Depositing User: Mr Jenal S
Date Deposited: 26 Mar 2014 02:05
Last Modified: 14 Nov 2019 01:48

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