Accession Number : ADA115220

Title :   Design of Riprap Revetments for Protection against Wave Attack.

Descriptive Note : Technical paper,

Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s) : Ahrens,John P

PDF Url : ADA115220

Report Date : Dec 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 33

Abstract : Basic information on the design of riprap revetments for protection against wave attack is presented. The topics covered include the selection of armor and filter layers, zero damage and reserve stability, design wave height, wave runup, and the use of armor overlays. Example problems are worked to illustrate the concepts presented. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Revetments, *Embankments, *Water erosion, *Erosion resistance, Water waves, Soil erosion, Shores, Protection, Rock, Armor, Overlays, Filters, Layers, Stability, Elevation

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering
      Structural Engineering and Building Technology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE