Accession Number : ADA136701

Title :   An Investigation of Scour Protection for Small Footings in the Nearshore Zone.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COASTAL ENGINEERING RESEARCH CENTER VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : DeWall,A E

PDF Url : ADA136701

Report Date : Oct 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : This report summarizes the results of an experiment on the control of scour around small footings in the nearshore zone. The experiment, conducted at the Field Research Facility, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station Coastal Engineering Research Center, at Duck, North Carolina, concerned the effectiveness of using a filter cloth mat anchored with a weighted sausage hem for scour protection. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Underwater structures, *Soil erosion, Offshore structures, Reinforced concrete, Ocean bottom, Ocean currents, Inshore areas, Protective coverings, Mats, Textiles

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE