Accession Number:

AD0757407

Title:

Investigation of Mass Placement of Sand Asphalt for Underwater Protection of River Banks

Descriptive Note:

Technical memo.

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1951-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

114.0

Abstract:

The general objective was to determine those properties of the asphalt mixture dropped in a mass under water which will give the best coverage, considering spread, thickness, strength or resistance to disintegration, deformability in conforming and reforming as the river bed scours, to river-bed irregularities, velocity of the water, depth of placement, and economy of placement.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE