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Title: Symposium on channel stabilization problems
Authors: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Committee on Channel Stabilization
Keywords: Alluvial rivers
Arkansas River
Hydraulic engineering
Lower Mississippi River
Missouri River
River channels
Issue Date: May-1964
Publisher: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers. Committee on Channel Stabilization.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical report
PREFACE: Establishment of the Committee on Channel Stabilization in April 1962 was confirmed by Engineer Regulation 15-2-1, dated 1 November 1962. As stated in ER 15-2-1, the objectives of the Committee, with respect to channel stabilization, are: —a. To review and evaluate pertinent information and disseminate the results thereof. —b. To determine the need for and recommend a program of research; and to have advisory technical review responsibility for research assigned to the Committee. —c. To determine basic principles and design criteria. —d. To provide, at the request of field offices, advice on design and operational problems. At the second and fourth meetings of 1962 and June 1963, respectively, a number Committee members and others from Corps of offices, dealing with United States rivers the Committee, held in October of papers were presented by Engineers District and Division having major channel stabilization problems. These papers described channel stabilization works, and pointed out problems encountered in the design and construction of such works on several alluvial rivers, namely the Lower Mississippi, the Missouri, and the Arkansas. This report, volume 2 of Problems, comprises the papers. Copies of this and other the Symposium on Channel Stabilization presented at the meetings mentioned above.
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