DEVELOPMENT OF A NEW TYPE OF REEF BREAKWATER THEORETICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL STUDY

Shohachi Kakuno, Masao Endoh, Yiming Zhong, Takaaki Shigematsu, Kazuki Oda

Abstract


The concept of a horizontal perforated plate placed in water, with a method for implementing the concept in a real sea as a new type of reef breakwater, is proposed in the present paper. The feasibility and superiority of the proposed breakwater in hydraulic characteristics in comparison with conventional reef breakwaters has been shown by theoretical and experimental study.

Keywords


breakwater; reef breakwater; breakwater design

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