Accession Number:

ADA065017

Title:

European Dredging - A Review of the State of the Art,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH LONDON (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1978-11-15

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

The state-of-the-art of dredging in Europe is described. The details are on a three-month on-site investigation in the countries of Belgium, England, France, Germany, Holland and Scotland. Information was obtained during conferences involving more than 40 persons. Visited were two dredging firms, one manufacturer of dredging equipment, three universities, six laboratories concerned with the hydraulics andor sedimentation in harbors, eight port authorities, and three miscellaneous federal agencies. New dredging technology- modifications to old dredging technology as well as dredging practices in selected European ports is discussed. The facilities and capabilities of the hydraulic laboratories visited are described. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Construction Equipment, Materials and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE