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Breakwater Laboratory study of waves propagating over a submerged Breakwater Technology: The structures which are constructed near to the coasts like a part of coastal management or to protect an anchorage from the effects of two thing one is weather and another is longshore drift. These are the structures constructed to enclose the harbors to protect them from the effect of wind generated waves by reflecting and dissipating their force or energy. A breakwater is a large pile of rocks built parallel to the rocks. Breakwater are usually built to provide calm waters for harbor and artificial marines. Some breakwaters are below the water surface. References: USA Army Corps of Engr’s., Vicksburg, Tech. Rep. CERC, pp. 87'17. Factors Affecting Submerged Breakwater: Some breakwaters are below the water surface are known as submerged breakwaters. Submerged breakwaters would be effective when relatively undamaged and stabilize under the action of wave. If not, then their

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