Accession Number:

ADA045523

Title:

Hydraulics and Stability of Tidal Inlets.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ESCOFFIER (FRANCIS F) FORT BELVOIR VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

75.0

Abstract:

This report presents a summary of several of the important basic developments pertaining to analysis of the hydraulics and related stability of tidal inlets. The original inlet stability concept proposed by Escoffier is extended in light of recent work. The report also contains brief discussions on tidal inlet characteristics and functional design requirements as well as case studies of selected inlets on the U.S. coasts.

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE