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Dynamics of marine sands: a manual for practical applications
Soulsby, R. (1997). Dynamics of marine sands: a manual for practical applications. Thomas Telford: London. ISBN 0-7277-2584-X. xxi, 249 pp.

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Document type: Training material

    Dynamics; Marine sands; Sediment transport; Transport processes; Wave movement; Marine

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  • Soulsby, R.

    Dynamics of marine sands specifically deals with coastal and offshore sea areas, as well as rivers and estuaries, for sand and gravel sediments. The book presents a convenient and useable introduction to sediment processes in a form that is accessible to a wide readership.


    - Introduction, including sections on a general procedure and errors and sensitivities
    - Properties of water and sand
    - Currents
    - Waves
    - Combined waves and currents
    - Threshold of motion
    - Bed features
    - Suspended sediment
    - Bedload transport
    - Total load transport
    - Morphodynamics and scour
    - Handling the wave-current climate
    - Case studies

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