Breakwater details


246 India - Tuticorin      (Lat: 8.75 Lon: 78.227 - click for map)
East breakwater

Rubble mound

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 4000   owner Tuticorin Port Trust
Waterdepth (m) 11   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 0   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 1994   comments Concrete cubes only in repaired section; rest of breakwater has 6 tons rock
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 4  
Tz/Tp (s) 10/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:2 10 ton Cubes
rear slope 1:1.5 0 ton Cubes
crestheight (m) 3.65  
crest/caisson width (m) 10  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Janakaraj Thomas & Mani, INCHOE97 - Damage caused by cyclonic storm and remedial measures

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