Description

This is a comprehensive, detailed coverage of the subject indicated by the title, embracing all aspects from design criteria over design to construction. Basic wave research, wave structure interaction, hydrodynamics, hydraulics, modelling, solid mechanics, soil mechanics, materials execution, maintenance and equipment are all paid equal attention by highly experienced scientists, engineers and constructors in the field. It is a necessary acquisition for practical wave scientists as well as for technicians and engineers.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Basic Parameters for Design. 3. Design. 4. Construction. 5. Examples of Mound Breakwaters including Some Breakdowns. 6. All-Over Conclusion. 7. Coastal Protective Mounds and Revetments. 8. Alternative Designs of Mounds, Bituminous Structures. Index.

Details

Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1985
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
Print ISBN:
9780444423917
Electronic ISBN:
9780444600455

Reviews

@qu:...certainly should be made available in physical science libraries and should be extremely useful on the bookshelf of practising coastal engineers. @source: Applied Mechanics Reviews