'STABIT'- A NEW ARMOUR BLOCK

K.Y. Singh

Abstract


There are a number of specially shaped concrete armour units in use today. The Stabit is one of them and was first developed m I96I for use on the reconstruction of breakwaters at Benghazi Harbour, Libya. This paper describes the development of Stabits and gives the technical details relating to their use. The subjects covered include full scale and model tests, stability coefficients, wave run-up, coverage, placing patterns, moulds, casting, handling and placing.

Keywords


Stabit armor block; breakwater armor

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