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|Title:||A floating box-type breakwater with slotted barriers||Authors:||Huang, Zhenhua
|Keywords:||Civil and Environmental Engineering||Issue Date:||2014||Source:||Huang, Z., He, F., & Zhang, W. (2014). A floating box-type breakwater with slotted barriers. Journal of Hydraulic Research, in press.||Series/Report no.:||Journal of hydraulic research||Abstract:||Floating box-type breakwaters are frequently used for small harbours and marinas. This paper reports a comparative experimental study of the performance of a rectangular floating breakwater with and without slotted barriers. Experimental results showed that the slotted barriers attached to the bottom of a floating box-type breakwater could improve the transmission performance without increasing both the heave and surge motion responses. It was also found that the slotted barriers could reduce the pitch motion responses for shorter waves and increase the pitch motion responses for longer waves.||URI:||https://hdl.handle.net/10356/103594
|ISSN:||0022-1686||DOI:||10.1080/00221686.2014.888690||Rights:||© 2014 International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. This is the author created version of a work that has been peer reviewed and accepted for publication by Journal of Hydraulic Research, International Association for Hydro-Environment Engineering and Research. It incorporates referee’s comments but changes resulting from the publishing process, such as copyediting, structural formatting, may not be reflected in this document. The published version is available at: [DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/00221686.2014.888690].||Fulltext Permission:||open||Fulltext Availability:||With Fulltext|
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