Accession Number : AD0757407

Title :   Investigation of Mass Placement of Sand Asphalt for Underwater Protection of River Banks

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

PDF Url : AD0757407

Report Date : Aug 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 114

Abstract : The general objective was to determine those properties of the asphalt mixture dropped in a mass under water which will give the best coverage, considering spread, thickness, strength or resistance to disintegration, deformability in conforming and reforming as the river bed scours, to river-bed irregularities, velocity of the water, depth of placement, and economy of placement.

Descriptors :   *RIVERS, ASPHALT, BITUMINOUS COATINGS, COSTS, DEFORMATION, EROSION, MIXTURES, PENETRATION, PROTECTION, SAND, THICKNESS, UNDERWATER

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE