Full 4 day course for students with more exercise
|Day 1, morning||Lecture 1||Introduction, functions, requirements, types of breakwaters, cross-section, general pictures|
|Lecture 2||Boundary conditions, waves, definitions, shallow water, daily and extreme wave climate, introduction to hydraulic response|
|Lecture 3||Wave run-up, overtopping, transmission, reflection|
|Day 1, afternoon||Exercise||Introduction to Exercise Breakwater Design
Determination of design wave climate
|Day 2, morning||Lecture 4||Rock armour stability|
|Lecture 5||Video: Rock Slopes; stability concrete armour|
|Lecture 6||Low-crested and berm breakwaters|
|Day 2, afternoon||Exercise||Design cross-section of breakwater|
|Day 3||Exercise||Exercise on design of cross-section, without guidance|
|Day 4, morning||Lecture 7||Toe, head, life time, finalizing lectures|
|Lecture 8||Video: Construction of breakwaters
|Day 4, afternoon||Exercise||Presentation of cross-section of breakwater; discussion|
|Day 1||Introduction, functions, requirements, types of breakwaters, cross-section, general pictures, including physical model research;
Boundary conditions, waves, definitions, shallow water, daily and extreme wave climate, introduction to hydraulic response;
Wave run-up, transmission, reflection;
Short exercise on design wave climate.
|Day 2||Wave overtopping (including crest walls)
Wave Overtopping Simulator;
Rock armour stability and video: Rock Slopes;
Short exercise on determining the crest height (run-up/overtopping/transmission).
|Day 3||Concrete armour units;
Short exercise on determining armour weights.
|Day 4||Construction of caissons by dry dock;
Under layers/filters, rear side stability, toe, head;
Practical aspects; life time, finalizing;
Final exercise, design of a cross-section of a breakwater.
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