Breakwater details


168 United Kingdom - Alderney      (Lat: 49.7272 Lon: -2.19933 - click for map)

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 1433   owner
Waterdepth (m) 0   contractor Thomas Jackson
Construction time (years) 17   consultant
Start date (year) 1847   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 1864   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 7.6  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.7 4 ton Rock
rear slope 1:1.25 0
crestheight (m) 0  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Takahashi, S. [2002] Design of vertical breakwaters, lecture note for the 28th ICCE, PARI, Japan HR Wallinford 10/79

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