Bridge Hydraulic Design in Tidal Situations

by Charles R. Neill, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants, Edmonton, Canada,
Eugene K. Yaremko, Northwest Hydraulic Consultants, Edmonton, Canada,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Hydraulic Engineering


The analysis of bridge hydraulics and scour potential in tidal waters, in comparison with inland rivers, requires consideration of various additional factors. This paper condenses a simplistic approach presented in a Canadian publication of 1973, and summarizes three cases from the authors' experience.

Subject Headings: Bridge design | Hydraulic design | Tides | Structural design | Water waves | Seismic waves | Seismic design

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