Scour Technology: Mechanics and Engineering Practice by George W. AnnandaleScour Technology: Mechanics and Engineering Practice by George W. Annandale

Scour Technology: Mechanics and Engineering Practice

byGeorge W. Annandale

Hardcover | December 6, 2005

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Structures built in or near rivers and other channels can be vulnerable to scour around their foundations. If the depth of the scour becomes significant, the stability of the foundations may be endangered, with a consequent risk of damage or failure of the structure. There have been several bridge failures, resulting in transport disruption, economic loss and, on occasion, loss of life. The factors influencing scour are complex and vary according to the type of structure. Protection for preventing scour needs to be designed to withstand the flow forces imposed on them and have to be practical to build and install, while minimizing adverse environmental effects. This book covers the entire Scour Technology area and is prepared by one of the leading experts on the subject.

About The Author

George W. Annandale, D.Ing., P.E., is an internationally known expert on scour and president of Engineering and Hydrosystems, Inc. A civil engineer with 30 years' experience, he has worked on projects involving fluvial hydraulics, sediment transport, scour and sedimentation, and hydrology and hydraulics. He is the developer of the Erod...

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Title:Scour Technology: Mechanics and Engineering PracticeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:420 pages, 9.1 × 6 × 1.46 inPublished:December 6, 2005Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071440577

ISBN - 13:9780071440578

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Scour Management Challenges

Chapter 2: Engineering Judgment

Chapter 3: Scour Processes

Chapter 4: Material and Fluid Properties

Chapter 5: Erosive Capacity of Water

Chapter 6: Scour Thresholds

Chapter 7: Scour Extent

Chapter 8: Temporal Aspects of Scour

Chapter 9: Engineering Management of Scour

Chapter 10: Case Studies

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