The Rock Manual: The Use of Rock in Hydraulic Engineering
CIRIA, 2007 - Coastal engineering - 1268 pages
This publication is a summary of good practice on the use of rock in engineering works for rivers, coasts and seas. It has incorporated all the significant advances in knowledge that have occured over the past 10-15 years.
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