Columbia River Ship Channel Improvement and Maintenance

by R.E. Hickson,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 3, Pg. 71-94

Document Type: Journal Paper


Simple practical solution for design of channel alignment and dimensions for improvement and control works on Columbia River; beneficial effects of such works; silting as indication for need of increasing velocity by reduction of canal sections; alternate authorized methods and plans for maintenance at mouth of river with comparative costs over hypothetical life of 50 yr.

Subject Headings: Ships | Maintenance | Hydraulic design | Alignment | Silt | Soil stabilization | Fluid velocity | Canals

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