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Groynes in coastal engineering

a literature survey and summary of recommended practice.

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        StatementHydraulics Research Station
        PublishersHydraulics Research Station
        LC Classifications1980
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        Paginationxvi, 138 p. :
        Number of Pages45
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        ISBN 10nodata
        2Report / Hydraulics Research Station -- no.IT 199

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Covering all aspects of building, engineering, design and construction, it provides its users with a single source for all their technical information needs. A typical wooden groyne has a life expectancy of around 25 years. The side of the groyne facing the longshore drift blocks the movement of sediment and it is deposited.