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Introduction to Bed, Bank and Shore Protection
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Table of Contents

1. Introduction. 2. Flow - Loads. 3. Flow - Stability. 4. Flow - Erosion. 5. Porous Flow - General. 6. Porous Flow - Filters. 7. Waves - Loads. 8. Waves - Erosion and Stability. 9. Ships - Loads, Stability and Erosion. 10. Dimensions. 11. Protections. 12. Environment. 13. Construction. Appendix A - Material Properties. Appendix B- Examples. List of Symbols. References. Index.

About the Author

Gerrit Jan Schiereck graduated at Delft University of Technology in 1972 in hydraulic engineering. He started working for Rijkswaterstaat (the Dutch public works department, responsible for sea defence, river management, roads etc.) and was involved in many projects (e.g. Eastern Scheldt storm surge barrier, water management Netherlands delta area, inland navigation). In 1992 he became associate professor in hydraulic engineering at Delft University until 2000 when he returned Rijkswaterstaat.

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This book covers subjects from hydraulic, river and coastal engineering. It discusses the link between theoretical fluid mechanics and practical hydraulic engineering for erosion control. - CABI Publishing

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