Chang, Howard H. Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, San Diego State University, San Diego, California.
Last reviewed:December 2019
- River training
- River responses
- Bridge scour
- River stabilization by grade-control structures
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The control and utilization of rivers for the benefit of humankind. Its scope, in the broad sense, may include river training, channel design, flood control, water supply, navigation improvement, hydraulic structure design, hazard mitigation and environmental enhancement. River engineering is also necessary to provide protection against floods and other river disasters.
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