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Revetment

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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  ...

Coastal Management - Geography AS Notes

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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 too ...

Revetment | Definition of Revetment by Merriam-Webster

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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 ...

Revetments - Coastal Wiki

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Nov 30, 2007 ... Revetments are always made as sloping structures and are very often constructed as permeable structures using natural stones or concrete ...

Seawalls and revetments - Coastal Wiki

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Mar 16, 2009 ... This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the ...

Stone Revetments...Frequently Asked Questions.

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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 the ...

Seawalls and revetments - Kust Wiki - Vlaams Instituut voor de Zee

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This article introduces the hard shoreline protection structures seawalls and revetments. The article further explains how and why the application of a seawall or ...

EM 1110-2-1614 - Official Publications of the Headquarters, US ...

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Jun 30, 1995 ... This manual provides guidance for the design of coastal revetment, seawalls, ... to wind-driven waves and surge, structures such as revetments,.

Rock revetments - A guide to managing coastal erosion in beach ...

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Rock revetments may be used to control erosion by armouring the dune face. They dissipate the energy of storm waves and prevent further recession of the ...

Protection Against Wave-based Erosion (PDF)

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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 ...

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re·vet·ment
[ri-vet-muhnt]
NOUN
1.
a facing of masonry or the like, especially for protecting an embankment.
2.
an ornamental facing, as on a common masonry wall, of marble, face brick, tiles, etc.
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