SEDIMENT MOVEMENT AT SOUTH INDIAN PORTS

Madhav Manohar

Abstract


The movement of sedimentary matter along the coastal regions of the land has always been a problem in coastal and harbour engineering. Erosion and accretion of the shore and the sea bottom and the silt charge from the rivers discharging into the sea contribute the necessary sediment that moves along the coast.

Keywords


sediment transport; ports; India

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