In stream restoration, river engineering or coastal engineering, revetments are
sloping structures placed on banks or cliffs in such a way as to absorb the energy
Dec 14, 2007 ... A revetment is a facing of stone, concrete units or slabs, etc., built to protect a
scarp, the foot of a cliff or a dune, a dike or a seawall against ...
Mar 16, 2009 ... This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and
revetments. The article further explains how and why the ...
Revetments are concrete (or in some cases wooden) structures that are built
along the base of a cliff. They're slanted and act as a barrier against waves not
1 : a facing (as of stone or concrete) to sustain an embankment. 2 : embankment;
especially : a barricade to provide shelter (as against bomb fragments or ...
(especially in fortification) a retaining wall or facing ... Meaning, pronunciation,
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Revetment definition, a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an
embankment. See more.
Stone revetments also reduce wave scour and rebound which are the major
causes of erosion control structure failure by allowing waves to "run-up" part of
A tree revetment, made by anchoring trees along a stream bank, is an
inexpensive, effective way of stopping stream bank erosion.
In the case of stone revetments, the crest width should be only as wide as ...
which relates the design wave height and design slope of the revetment to the ...