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River, Coastal and Shoreline Protection: Erosion Control Using Riprap and Armourstone

ISBN: 978-0-471-94235-1
784 pages
July 1995
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RIPRAP is a widely used engineering method for protecting river banks and coastlines from erosion. This book studies the fundamental issues and problems concerned with various aspects of this method of erosion control.
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Partial table of contents:

CURRENT AND WAVE-INDUCED FORCES IN RIVER CHANNELS.

Simplified Unification of Stability Formulae for Revetments Under Current and Wave Attack (K. Pilarczyk).

Boundary Stress and Stability of Riprap at Bridge Piers (A. Parola).

CURRENT AND WAVE-INDUCED FORCES ALONG COASTS.

A Review of Stability Formulas for Rock and Riprap Slopes Under Wave Attack (J. van der Meer).

Risk Analysis of Closure Design: A Case Study (F. Heezen).GEOTECHNICAL ASPECTS OF STABILITY.

Retrogressive Failures in Sand Deposits of the Mississippi River (V. Torrey).

PROPERTIES OF MATERIALS.

Quarry-Based Design of Rock Structures (W. Leeuwestein, et al.).

Problems and Improvements of Armor Stone Quality for Coastal Structures (D. Marcus).

ENVIRONMENTAL ASPECTS.

Rock Size Affects Juvenile Salmonid Use of Streambank Riprap (D. Lister, et al.).

CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE.

(The Maintenance of Hydraulic Rock Structures (J. Vrijling, et al.).

PRACTICAL EXPERIENCE.

Principles of Stone Stability and the Probability of Armour Layer Break in Riprap Structures (K. Duskaev).

Index.
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