Coastal Engineering Practice

by Steven A. Hughes, (M.ASCE), Chief; Coastal Engrg. Res. Ctr., Waterways Exp. Station, 3909 Halls Ferry Rd., Vicksburg, MS,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-866-3 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-866-3 (ISBN-10), 1992, Soft Cover, Pg. 1100

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Conference information: A Specialty Conference on the Planning, Design, Construction, and Performance of Coastal Engineering Projects | Long Beach, California, United States | March 9-11, 1992

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Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This proceedings contains 70 papers presented at the American Society of Civil Engineers Specialty Conference Coastal Engineering Practice '92 held at Long Beach, California, on March 9-12, 1992. The papers highlight the practical and successful applications of coastal engineering technology, and they focus on project design, effective methodologies, and the realities of coastal construction. The papers are organized into topics under the central themes of: (1) Shore protection, (2) harbor development, (3) navigation and transportation, (4) special projects and design methodology, and (5) professional issues. Some of the specific topics included are: (1) Beach nourishment design, (2) offshore breakwater projects, (3) harbor planning and design, (4) harbor shoaling, (5) coastal inlets, (6) navigation channel design, (7) design methodologies, and (8) risk and liability.

Subject Headings: Hydraulic design | Project management | Ports and harbors | Navigation (waterway) | Engineering profession | Construction methods | Shoals


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