River Mechanics

Author: Pierre Y Julien Publisher: Cambridge University Press Year: 2002 Link(s): Google Books Preview  Subjects: Riprap, Rivers This textbook offers a thorough mechanical analysis of rivers from upland areas to oceans. It scrutinizes state-of-the-art methods, underlining both theory and engineering applications. Each chapter includes a presentation of fundamental principles, followed with an engineering analysis and […]

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HDS-6 River Engineering For Highway Encroachments

  Author(s): E.V. Richardson, D.B. Simons, P.F. Lagasse Publisher: FHWA Year: 2001 Link(s): PDF  Subjects: aggradation, degradation, alluvial channel, alluvial fan, river training, geomorphology, headcutting, lateral migration, riprap, sediment transport, scour, stable channel design, countermeasures The Federal Highway Administration document “Highways in the River Environment – Hydraulic and Environmental Design Considerations” was first published in […]

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