Stability Criteria for Revetments

by Krystian W. Pilarczyk, Road and Hydraulic Engineering Div, Delft, Netherlands,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering

Abstract:

A simplified 'black box' approach is presented for a number of revetment systems for banks and shore protection. The design criteria, based on the physical similarity with rip-rap and block revetments, are defined for wave and current attack.



Subject Headings: River bank stabilization | Coastal protection structures | Structural stability | Fluid-structure interaction | Erosion | Coastal management | Water waves | Water management

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