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