Stability Criteria for Revetments

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

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


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: Coastal management | Revetments | Water waves | Structural stability | Fluid-structure interaction | Erosion | Wave forces

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