Model Testing

In most projects, physical model tests are carried out to confirm or optimise breakwater and shore protection design. Model testing with Xbloc model units is done at hydraulic laboratories all over the world. Model tests are also carried out to increase the scientific knowledge on the behaviour of single layer armour units, and to test new applications. Since 2008 Delta Marine Consultants offers 2D physical model tests for breakwaters and shore protections in their state-of-the-art wave flume in Gouda, The Netherlands.