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FIG publishes each month the FIG Article of the Month. This is a high-level paper focusing on interesting topic to all surveyors.

June 2017 is written by Fernando SOARES, Maria João HENRIQUES and César ROCHA, Portugal:
Concrete Block Tracking in Breakwater Models
This paper was presented at the FIG Working Week 2017 in Helsinki, Finland, 29 May – 2 June. This paper focuses on breakwater(BW) and evaluate the effectiveness of the shape and of the protective elements to save the harbour. This study proposes a methodology to estimate displacements of concrete blocks of the outer layer, also called protection layer, of rouble-mound breakwater models.   Read more...



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