USE OF SACRIFICIAL PILES AS PIER SCOUR COUNTERMEASURES. TECHNICAL NOTE

Laboratory studies on the use of sacrificial piles as a pier scour countermeasure are reported. Sacrificial piles, which previous studies have shown to result in significant scour depth reductions under clearwater conditions, were found to be rather less effective under livebed conditions because of the passage of bed forms. Sacrificial piles are not recommended unless the flow remains aligned and the flow intensity is relatively small.

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  • Accession Number: 00779617
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Dec 7 1999 12:00AM