Breakwater for the New Port of La Coruna at Punta Langosteira. Model Testing of Rubble Mound Roundhead Solutions.



The port of La Coruna, Spain is to be expanded by a new port at Punta Langosteria. The Port Authority of La Coruna has retained ALATEC Ingenieros Consultores y Arquitectos for the design of the new port and the new breakwater. The Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering Laboratory at Aalborg University, Denmark was asked to make model testing of the breakwater roundhead (40 meter water depth, blockmass up to 170 t). The objective of the model test was to verify the hydraulic stability of the roundhead with respect to the main armour layer including investigations of the use of high density concrete cubes. The preparation of the model tests, including casting of the model concrete cubes, started in November 2001. The model testing were preformed in the period January - June, 2002. The analysis of the model test data were performed in the period August, 2002 - Marts, 2003. (Hans F. Burcharth, Per Haagensen) Er afsluttet i 2003.
Effektiv start/slut dato01/01/200201/08/2003