Full color publication. The Coastal Engineering Manual (CEM) assembles in a single source the current state-of-the-art in coastal engineering to provide appropriate guidance for application of techniques and methods to the solution of most coastal engineering problems. The CEM provides a standard for the formulation, design, and expected performance of a broad variety of coastal projects. These projects are undertaken to provide or improve navigation at commercial harbors, harbor works for commercial fish handling and service facilities, and recreational boating facilities. As an adjunct to navigation improvements, shore protection projects are often required to mitigate the impacts of navigation projects. Beach erosion control and hurricane or coastal storm protection projects provide wave damage reduction and flood protection to valuable coastal commercial, urban, and tourist communities. Environmental restoration projects provide a rational layout and proven approach to restoring the coastal and tidal environs where such action may be justified, or required as mitigation to a coastal project's impacts, or as mitigation for the impact of some previous coastal activity, incident, or neglect. As the much expanded replacement document for the Shore Protection Manual (1984) and several other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) manuals, the CEM provides a much broader field of guidance. Part V qCoastal Project Planning and Designq starts with chapters discussing the planning and design process and site characterization. Following these general chapters are ones discussing the planning and design of shore protection projects (including coastal armoring, beach restoration, beach stabilization and coastal flood protection projects), beach fill, navigation projects (including defining the fleet, entrance channel, inner harbor elements, structures, sedimentation, maintenance, and management), and environmental enhancement projects (including laws, regulations, and authorities, issues, alternative approaches, planning, and design). A final chapter outlines conditions and regulations unique to USACE projects in the United States.The Coastal Engineering Manual (CEM) assembles in a single source the current state-of-the-art in coastal engineering to provide appropriate guidance for application of techniques and methods to the solution of most coastal engineering ...
|Title||:||Coastal Engineering Manual Part V: Coastal Project Planning and Design (Em 1110-2-1100)|
|Author||:||U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers|