AbstractARJ-R caissons are based on the "long-circuit" concept (Medina et al, 2016) that allows the extension of the destructive wave interference mechanism to mitigate low frequency oscillations without enlarging the width of the caisson. The performance of the ARJ-R caissons is referred to its reflection coefficient (Cr) which was obtained through large-scale physical model tests (Gonzalez-Escriva et al, 2018). In this paper, the effectiveness of Anti-Reflective Jarlan-type structures for Port Resonance mitigation (ARJ-R) has been assessed numerically for the port of Denia (Spain). ARJ-R structures are constructible, with similar dimensions as conventional vertical quay caissons and with a similar cost (15percent more than conventional vertical caisson).
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Medina, Gonzalez-Escriva, Fort, Martínez, Ponce de León, , Manuel, Yagüe, Garrido and Berruguete (2016) Vertical maritime structure with multiple chambers for attenuation of wave reflection, EP 2504496 (B1) European Patent Bulletin 2016 / 26, 29.06.2016
Gonzalez-Escriva, Molines, Medina and Gómez-Martín, (2018): Analysis of Long-circuit type caissons for attenuation of long-period waves, Coastal Engineering Proceedings, ASCE, n. 36, papers 19.
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