Breakwaters - harbour layout, Civil Engineering

Breakwaters:

A breakwater is an artificial structure constructed in the sea to protect ships from the effect of waves and storms.

Three types of breakwaters are common :

(a)        Vertical sided.

(b)       Rubble mound.

(c)        Composite, with rubble mound as foundation and a vertical sided wall above it.

Figures 1 and 2 give the details.

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Figure 1: Rubble Mound Breakwater

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Figure 2: Composite Breakwaters

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