Handbook of Coastal Engineering

Handbook of Coastal Engineering

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Wide-ranging, state-of-the-art guide to coastal engineering. The first comprehensive guide to the preservation and maintenance of coastal areas in a decade, Handbook of Coastal Engineering features state-of-the-art practice and research methods. Editor John B. Herbich, one of the world's leading experts in coastal engineering and research, has brought together 23 specialists to discuss: *Coastal wave equations. The design of dikes, revetments, seawalls, breakwaters and related structures for coastline protection, highlighting Dutch, British, and U.S. practices *Sediment transport and beach profile change, and Japanese and U.S. erosion protection methods *Maintenance of navigational channels and harbor basins *Dredging and dredged material disposal, with computer models *Removal of contaminated material by dredging *More A valuable Appendix provides authorization, funding, and implementation information for U.S. Army projects; regulatory program applicant information; a computer program; and useful reference tables.A final expression for this simplified wave transformation approach is then: H ... R. A. 1984. Water Wave Mechanics for Engineers and Scientists. ... aquot;Direct Solution of Dispersion Equation.aquot; Journal of ... Shore Protection Manual. 1984. 4th ed., 2anbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Coastal Engineering
Author:John Herbich
Publisher:McGraw Hill Professional - 2000-04-06


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