|Links:||PDF, USACE Publications|
|Subjects:||Coastal engineering, Hydrology|
|Size:||115 pages, 1.79 MB|
This manual provides guidance for the design of coastal revetment, seawalls, and bulkheads.
In areas subject to wind-driven waves and surge, structures such as revetment, seawalls, and bulkheads are commonly employed either to combat erosion or to maintain development at an advanced position from the natural shoreline. Proper performance of such structures is predicated on close adherence to established design guidance. This manual presents important design considerations and describes commonly available materials and structural component. All applicable design guidance must be applied to avoid poor performance or failure. Study of all available structural materials can lead, under some conditions, to innovative designs at significant cost savings for civil works projects.
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