oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Alternative fill materials for the scour protection of underwater structures

Volume 13, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 1021-2000



Extracted from text ... The guideline provides for the following grading of riprap: 0, 5W0 to 2W0 = 100 kg to 400 kg boulders with a protection thickness of 1, 5D50 to 1, 8D50 = 0, 75 m to 0, 9 m thick protection Step 3 - Substituting riprap with woven wire mattresses and geotextile bags Tests undertaken at the Hydraulics Laboratory, Engineering Research Center, Colorado State University of Fort Collins, showed that gabion mattresses were able to perform the same function as a layer of loose riprap two to three times thicker and that the same performance could be ..

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