American Society of Civil Engineers

Coastal Engineering

by Billy L. Edge, (editor), (Principal, Edge & Associates, 79 Anson St., Charleston, SC)
New York, NY: American Society of Civil Engineers, 978-0-87262-933-2 / 0-87262-933-3 (print), 1993, 3600 pp., 3 vols.     (Barcode: RMI MK31542)

Conference information: 23rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering; October 4-9, 1992, Venice, Italy

ASCE sponsor: Coast, Oceans, Ports, and Rivers Institute (COPRI)

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Document type: Books - Conference Proceedings
Abstract: This proceedings contains over 260 papers presented at the 23rd International Conference on Coastal Engineering which was held in Venice, Italy, October 4-9, 1992. The book is divided into seven parts: 1) Characteristics of coastal waves and currents; 2) long waves and storm surges; 3) coastal structures; 4) the Italian coast; 5) coastal processes and sediment transport; 6) coastal, estuarine and environmental problems; and 7) case studies. The individual papers include such topics as the effects of wind, waves, storms and currents as well as the study of sedimentation and beach nourishment. Special emphasis is given to case studies of completed engineering projects. With the inclusion of both theoretical and practical information, these papers provide the civil engineer and related fields with a broad range of information on coastal engineering.

ASCE Subject Headings:
Coastal engineering
Sediment transport
Coastal processes
Environmental issues
Coastal environment

Library of Congress Call Number:  TC203.5.C618 1993
Library of Congress Subject Headings: Coastal engineering--Congresses.
Ocean waves--Congresses.