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  • Cooper, Antony K; Greben, JM; Van Den Bergh, F; Gledhill, Irvy MA; Cannoo, BR; Steyn, WJVDM; De Villiers, R (South African Conference on Computational and Applied Mechanics SACAM08, 2008-03)
    A variety of armour units are used to protect breakwaters, piers and other harbour infrastructure, serving both to absorb the impact of violent seas and to reduce overtopping. A common type of armour unit is the dolos. ...
  • Cooper, Antony K; de Villiers, R; Greben, JM; van der Bergh, F; Gledhill, Irvy MA (SACAM10, 2010-01)
    A variety of concrete armour units laid on top of rubble mounds are used to protect breakwaters and other harbour infrastructure. Coastal engineers build three-dimensional physical scale models to understand the dynamic ...
  • Gledhill, Irvy MA; Greben, JM; Cooper, Antony K; De Villiers, R; Grobler, Jan H (2013-07-08)
    The response of proposed breakwater packing strategies to incident waves is usually tested and evaluated in a model hall. There is currently also increasing interest in using numerical simulations to model both the packing ...