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Wide-ranging, state-of-the-art guide to coastal engineering. The first comprehensive guide to the preservation and maintenance of coastal areas in a decade, Handbook of Coastal Engineering features state-of-the-art practice and research methods. Editor John B. Herbich, one of the world's leading experts in coastal engineering and research, has brought together 23 specialists to discuss: *Coastal wave equations. The design of dikes, revetments, seawalls, breakwaters and related structures for coastline protection, highlighting Dutch, British, and U.S. practices *Sediment transport and beach profile change, and Japanese and U.S. erosion protection methods *Maintenance of navigational channels and harbor basins *Dredging and dredged material disposal, with computer models *Removal of contaminated material by dredging *More A valuable Appendix provides authorization, funding, and implementation information for U.S. Army projects; regulatory program applicant information; a computer program; and useful reference tables.