Along the years a large number of publications have been issued on the artificial concrete armour units. We have listed here below the most relevant publications related to our single layer systems. Various aspects are addressed in those papers, however, should you have a special point you need to discuss with us, please contact us, we will be glad to share our experience-based knowledge with you.

Single layer armour systems - toe, crest and roundhead details

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009

Edinburg, UK

2009

Design of a CORE-LOC™ breakwater upon a steep exposed foreshore

International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2002, Abstract

Cardiff, UK

2002

First application in Europe of the CORE-LOC™ technique at Tory Island, Republic of Ireland

Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters

London, UK

2001

Design of concrete armour layers

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE

Santander, Spain

1999

Post-Construction Monitoring of a CORE-LOC™ Breakwater Using Tripod-Based LIDAR

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009

Edinburg, UK

2009

Design and Construction of Dhalkut Fishery Harbour Breakwaters

Coastal Structures and Coastlines, Thomas Telford pp. 51-62

London, UK

2002

Protection of the Gela caisson breakwater with CORE-LOC™ armouring technique

International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2002, Abstract

Cardiff, UK

2002

The CORE-LOC™ armouring technique experience on eight recent projects

Proc.28th International Conference on Coastal Engineering

Cardiff, UK

2002

The development of a breakwater design at Caleta la Mission Port, Argentina

Ports & Marinas 2002

Rhodes, Greece

2002

The laboratory results of CORE-LOC™ performance at Sohar Breakwater, Sultanate of Oman

Korea-China Conference on Port and Coastal Engineering

Seoul, Korea

2000

Design Optimization with model tests for the protection of Gela caisson breakwater

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE

Santander, Spain

1999

Experience with single-layer breakwater armour

COPEDEC’99

Cape Town, South Africa

1999

Three-dimensional breakwater stability tests at Vale de Cavaleiros, Cape Verde

Technical report CHL-98-22, USAE Waterways Experiment Station

Vicksburg, MS

1998

Wave response of Kaumalapau Harbour, Lanai, Hawaii

Technical report CHL-98-11, USAE Waterways Experiment Station

Vicksburg, MS

1998

The first CORE-LOC™ breakwater

Proc. 26th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ASCE, Va., Vol 2, pp. 1871-1884

Copenhagen, Denmark

1998

Results of field monitoring of the new CORE-LOC™ breakwater at Port St. Francis – South Africa

Proc. 26th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ASCE, pp. 1857-1871

Copenhagen, Denmark

1998

Port St Francis, South Africa: the first completed CORE-LOC™ prototype structure

CerCular Vol. CERC-97-4

1997

Single-layer armouring for breakwaters – the ACCROPODE™ experience

Proceedings of the second Indian National Conference on Harbour and Ocean Engineering

Trivadrum, India

1997

Design and construction aspects of sea wall at port Sultan Qaboos, Muscat

Coastal Structures and Breakwaters

London, UK

1995

Noyo Harbor, California, breakwater stability and transmission tests

Technical report CHL-95- 17, USAE waterways experiment station

Vicksburg, MS

1995

Stability tests of proposed breakwater at Noyo, California

ASCE/WPCO Seminar on case histories of design, construction and maintenance of rubble mound structures ASCE, pp. 151-171

1994

Hydraulic Modelling studies for the Hartlepool marina Development

Marina technology, Proc. of the Second International Conference

Southampton, UK

1992

Model tests of Antalya harbour breakwater head

PIANC Bulletin N° 71 - 1990

1990

New guidance for the use of concrete in maritime engineering

PIANC MMX Congress

Liverpool, UK

2010

Review of the use of concrete in the manufacture of concrete armour units

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009

Edinburg, UK

2009

Traditional concrete Vs sand concrete for breakwater armouring

Institution of civil engineers in marina technology – Marina Conference II Proc. pp 517-527

Southampton, UK

1991

Rubble mound breakwaters – Cost comparison between four main types of artificial armouring

Proc. VII Jornadas Espanolas de Ingenieria de Costas y Puertos

Almeria, Spain

2003

The ACCROPODE™ armour block for economical and reliable protection of breakwaters

1990

The rock manual. The use of rock in hydraulic engineering

C683, CIRIA 2nd edition

London, UK

2007

CORE-LOC™ concrete armor units: technical guidelines

Misc. Paper CHL-97-6, USACE Engineer Waterways Experiment Station

Vicksburg, MS

1997

Stability of single-layer concrete armour units on the crest of low structures

International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2008, poster paper

Hamburg, Germany

2008

Stability for Structures Armored with CORE LOC™

Turkish J. Eng. Env. Sci., 29 , © TÜBÝTAK, pp. 225-233

Istanbul, Turkey

2005

Artificial concrete armour units in rubble mound breakwaters in India

National seminar on harbour structures (NASHAR-2003)

2003

Stability of armour units on rubble mound breakwater under multi-directional waves

Coastal Engineering Journal, Vol. 44, N°2, pp.179-201

2002

Single-layer rubble mound breakwaters

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE, Losada (ed.) © 2000 Balkema, ISBN 90 5809 092

Santander, Spain

1999

Single-layer rubble mound breakwaters

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE

Santander, Spain

1999

Influence of core permeability on ACCROPODE™ armour layer stability

Proc. Coastlines, Structures and Breakwaters

London, UK

1998

Preliminary 3D testing of CORE- LOC™ as a repair concrete armor unit for dolos-armored breakwater slopes

Technical report REMR-CO-18 USAE waterways experiment station

Vicksburg, MS

1997

Stability of CORE-LOC™ armoured, rubble mound breakwater trunks and heads

CHL, U.S. Army engineer waterways experiment station

Vicksburg, MS

1997

Hydraulic stability of ACCROPODE™ armour

Hydraulics Laboratory, Aalborg University

1996

Repair of dolos-armored breakwater slopes using CORE-LOC™

Proc. Fourth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (COPEDEC), pp. 1352-1364

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1995

Stability of ACCROPODE™ armour units under breaking wave conditions

Fourth International Conference on Coastal and Port Engineering in Developing Countries (COPEDEC)

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

1995

Hydraulic characteristics and field experience of new wave dissipating concrete blocks (ACCROPODE™)

International Conference on Coastal Engineering 1994

Kobe, Japan

1994

Stability of ACCROPODE™ and comparison with dolosse

Coastal Engineering, Elsevier Science Publishers B.V

1991

Stability of cubes, tetrapods and ACCROPODE™

Conference "Breakwaters 88" - Design of breakwaters, Thomas Telford

London, UK

1988

Stability of rubble mound breakwaters. Stability formula for breakwaters armoured with ACCROPODE™

Report on basic research, H546, Delft Hydraulics laboratory

1987

Wave Run-up and Reflection of Rubble Mound Breakwaters armoured with ECOPODE™

ICCE International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2010

Shangai, China

2010

A comparison of overtopping performance of different rubble mound breakwater armour

30th International Conference on Coastal Engineering

San Diego, USA

2006

Overtopping performance of different armour units for rubble mound breakwaters

Conference “Breakwaters 2005”

2005

Theoretical and experimental study on wave damping inside a rubble mound breakwater

Coastal Engineering 52 Elsevier B.V, pp. 709-725

2005

Wave runup, transmission and reflection for structures armoured with CORE-LOC™

Coastal Engineering, vol. 45 (1), Elsevier pp. 33-52

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2002

Overtopping response of CORE-LOC™, Tetrapods, and Antifer cubes

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE

Santander, Spain

1999

Experimental study of the influence of wave reflection on the structural and hydrodynamic stability of different artificial blocks

Coastal Structures 1999 – ICE

Santander, Spain

1999

Rundown velocity along the slope of a breakwater with ACCROPODE™ cover layer

Journal of Coastal Research, 10(4), 789-802, Fall 1994, ISSN 0749-0208

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1994

Application of the finite-discrete element method to dynamic stress development in armour units and armour layers

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009

Edinburg, UK

2009

ACCROPODE™ II armour unit - First results of the finite element analysis

Grenoble, France

2004

Impact structural response of CORE-LOC™

Proc. 26th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ASCE, pp. 1846-1856

Copenhagen, Denmark

1998

Impact structural response of CORE-LOC™

Proc. 26th International Conference on Coastal Engineering ASCE, pp. 1846-1856

Copenhagen, Denmark

1998

Dynamic structural response of CORE-LOC™

The REMR bulletin, Vol. 14, n°3

1997

Dynamic structural response of CORE-LOC™

The REMR bulletin, Vol. 14, n°3

1997

Le bloc ECOPODE™ : une alternative aux enrochements naturels (The ECOPODE™ unit an alternative to natural rocks)

Coastal and Maritime Mediterranean Conference CM2

Hammamet, Tunisia

2009

ACCROPODE™ II new entry

Tours, France

2005

CORE-LOC™ concrete armor units

U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station, Vicksburg, MS

1997

CORE-LOC™ development as related to historical corps concrete armor performance

Advances in Coastal Structures and Breakwaters, Thomas Telford, London pp. 253-267

1996

The ACCROPODE™ technique : a leading technology in breakwater armouring

Regional conference on civil engineering

Jakarta, Indonesia

1995

CORE-LOC™: optimized concrete armor units

PIANC Bulletin N° 87-5, 5-21

1995

Concrete armour units performance in light of recent research results

Proceedings of case histories of design construction and maintenance of rubble mound structures ASCE, pp. 48-67

1994

The CORE-LOC™: optimized concrete armor

Proc. International Conference on Coastal Engineering 1994 ASCE, pp. 1426-1438

Kobe, Japan

1994

CORE-LOC™: Optimized concrete armor units

US Army Corps of Engineers

WES, Proc. of the 59th Meeting of the Coastal Engineering Research Board Point Clear, AL

1993

Introduction of the new type of artificial blocks ACCROPODE™

Civil Engineering, Research & Report (N° 236)

1992

Innovative technique for single layer armour unit placement

Coasts, Marine Structures and Breakwaters 2009

Edinburg, UK

2009

Advanced system for visualising placement of armour units underwater

International Conference on Coastal Engineering 2008, Abstract

Hamburg, Germany

2008