PRACTICAL STUDY ON LARGER-SCALE CYLINDRICAL CAISSON BREAKWATER IN PORT OF KAOHSIUNG

Shih-Duenn Kuo

Abstract


Using cylindrical caisson for a large-scale breakwater is not popular so far in the world. Never-the-less with the completion of Port of Kaohsiung's 2nd Harbor Entrance Project, the engineers in Taiwan has encouraged by the successful experience in this field due to its simple construction method and low cost consideration.

Keywords


Port of Kaohsiung; breakwater; caisson breakwater; cylindrical caisson

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