DESIGN PROCEDURES FOR OCEAN OUTFALLS

Jeffrey A. Layton

Abstract


This paper discusses procedures for designing ocean outfalls and offers the coastal engineer a practical design guide outlining the necessary steps required to plan, design, and construct an outfall. The design steps reviewed in this paper include site location considerations, environmental studies, outfall and diffuser hydraulics, pipe materials selection, pipe support systems design, and construction techniques.

Keywords


design procedure; ocean outfall

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