Breakwater details


285 Italy - Catania      (Lat: 37.492 Lon: 15.1 - click for map)

Rubble mound

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 0   owner
Waterdepth (m) 19   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 0   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 0   comments 1. Subject to multiple improvements, 2. Values refer to the final design
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 0  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 60 ton Cubes
rear slope 1:0 0 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 8.5  
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

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