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River and Channel Revetments: A Design Manual

Series: Telford River and Coastal Engineering Series

By: Manuela Escarameia

272 pages, b/w photos, figures, tables

ICE Publishing

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #117695 | ISBN: 0727726919
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NHBS Price: £44.99 $59/€50 approx

About this book

This comprehensive manual provides extensive information on the types of revetment available and provides guidance on the choice and design of these systems. With regard to natural and artificial watercourses information is included on revetments that incorporate some form of structural protection and revetments which combine this protection with vegetation to increase the environmental quality of the systems. Extensive use of photographs, flowcharts and diagrams allow the engineer to choose the most appropriate type of revetment and the most cost-effective design.


- Introduction
- Stability of channel bed and banks
- Design procedure
- Types of revetment and design formulae
- Use of granular filters and geotextiles
- Construction issues
- Maintenance procedures
- Worked examples
- Appendices
- References
- Index

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