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Field Application of the Slit Type Coastal Structures under Waves and Currents
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Field Application of the Slit Type Coastal Structures under Waves and Currents
Park, Sang-Gil; Kang, Sug-Jin; Kim, Kang-Min; Kim, Suk-Mun; Lee, Joong-Woo;
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 Abstract
Redevelopment of the domestic small fishing ports is being started in earnest by applying the environmentally friendly technology in order to attract tourists. For the purpose of improving water quality in the harbor, selection of breakwater type might have the priority to secure calmness and stability. Therefore, this study is to determine the hydraulic characteristics of reflective ratio, installation efficiency and stability of the special type of blocks through the hydraulic model experiment. The results were introduced to analyze for the effect of infield construction work through numerical analysis. Gujora, a small fishing port in southern Korea, is affected by the waves of SSE, S, SSW direction and strong tidal currents. The results of applying cylindrical slit block show that stability of the blocks and harbor calmness were secured. Considering that the pass rate of a long period wave is still excellent, the primary objective of wave control and the secondary objective of improving water exchange are satisfied simultaneously.
 Keywords
breakwater;Seokmoon block;reflective ratio;hydraulic model;numerical analysis;
 Language
English
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