Behavior of Beach Fills in New England

by Harry S. Perdikis,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 4, Pg. 292-326

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Study of behavior of fills placed on 10 New England beaches; quantitative determinations of changes in volumes, high and low water shore line positions, and slopes; data on construction of projects, wave exposure, past erosion, littoral drift, and character of beach and fill materials; tables give numerical values of volumetric changes on beaches studied; list of 79 beaches improved by fill placement.

Subject Headings: Beaches | Fills | Material properties | Littoral drift | Construction materials | Numerical analysis | Water level | Water table | North America | New England | United States

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