Breakwater details


333 UAE - Mirfa power & desalination plant      (Lat: 24.1308 Lon: 53.4516 - click for map)
Sea walls for cooling water intake

Rubble mound

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 3500   owner Ministry of Public Works of UAE
Waterdepth (m) 3   contractor Sainrapt Contracting Company
Construction time (years) 1   consultant
Start date (year) 1994   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 1995   comments 2 breakwaters 1500m and 2000m long
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 1.6  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 2 ton Rock
rear slope 1:1.5 0 ton Rock
crestheight (m) 5.35  
crest/caisson width (m) 9.3  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Breakwaters, coastal structures and coastlines, Allsop N.W.H.

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