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dc.contributor.authorCoastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)-
dc.descriptionTechnical note-
dc.descriptionBackground: A new, patented revetment unit, the ELBLOC (U. S. Patent No. 5,176,466, Revetment Unit and Method for Protecting Shoreline or Waterway), has been developed at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station’s (WES’s) Coastal Engineering Research Center (CERC). The ELBLOC was developed to meet a need for a highly stable revetment unit with a simple, easily moldable design. The revetment unit will protect shoreline or waterway embankments from erosion caused by waves or currents. It is L-shaped, has a low center of gravity for stability, maximizes area covered per unit weight, and is designed to be placed in a fitted, interlocking matrix which has sufficient porosity to allow drainage and prevent excessive water pressure under the units (Figure 1).-
dc.publisherCoastal Engineering Research Center (U.S.)-
dc.publisherEngineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesCoastal engineering technical note ; CETN-III-60.-
dc.rightsApproved for public release; distribution is unlimited.-
dc.sourceThis Digital Resource was created from scans of the Print Resource.-
dc.subjectELBLOC revetment unit-
dc.subjectWater pressure-
dc.titleELBLOC revetment unit: preliminary guidance-
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