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Title: Floating breakwater prototype test program: summary of data analysis efforts
Authors: Grace, Peter J.
Mlakar, Paul F.
Keywords: Floating breakwaters
Structural response
Publisher: Coastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Miscellaneous paper (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) ; CERC-89-1.
Description: Miscellaneous paper
Abstract: The Floating Breakwater Prototype Test Program (FBPTP) was initiated in 1981 in an effort to develop design criteria for floating breakwater applications in lakes, reservoirs, and semi-protected coastal waters. Some of the objectives of the program were to (a) determine the most effective breakwater design for a given wave climate; (b) establish the forces and moments which act on floating structures and their anchoring systems; and (c) determine loads on connecting mechanisms between individual breakwater modules. This paper describes analysis techniques used to reduce prototype data related to the above objectives.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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