American Society of Civil Engineers


Sediment Control Methods: B. Stream Channels


by Task Committee on Preparation of Sedimentation Manual, Committee on Sedimentation, ASCE, Vito A. Vanoni, (committee chairman)

Journal of the Hydraulics Division
, Vol. 98, No. 7, July 1972, pp. 1295-1326

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Document type: Journal Paper
Abstract: General knowledge of control of erodible stream channels based on experience is summarized. Natural and artificial erodible channels are classified, the types of problems encountered in their control are described and solutions are outlined. The problems are reviewed in terms of principles and solutions which have been successful are described and explained in terms of principles.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Bed movements
Channel stabilization
Channels
Erosion
Revetments
Rivers and streams
Sediment