|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.
Dynamics; Marine sands; Sediment transport; Transport processes; Wave movement; Marine
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
- 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