Breakwater details


286 France - Cherbourg      (Lat: 49.674 Lon: -1.624 - click for map)

Composite breakwater

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 0   owner
Waterdepth (m) 10   contractor
Construction time (years) 0   consultant
Start date (year) 1781   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 0   comments Cross-section subject to multiple historical alterations
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 0  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:0 0 ton Rock
rear slope 1:0 0 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 10.8  
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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