Coastal Engineering Manual
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers


PART I: INTRODUCTION

  1. Chapter I-1. Introduction
  2. Chapter I-2. Coastal Diversity
  3. Chapter I-3. History of Coastal Engineering
  4. Chapter I-4. The Coastal Engineering Manual

PART II: COASTAL HYDRODYNAMICS

  1. Chapter II-1: Water Wave Mechanics
  2. Chapter II-2: Meteorology and Wave Climate
  3. Chapter II-3: Estimation of Nearshore Waves
  4. Chapter II-4: Surf Zone Hydrodynamics
  5. Chapter II-5: Water Levels and Long Waves
  6. Chapter II-6: Hydrodynamics of Tidal Inlets
  7. Chapter II-7: Harbor Hydrodynamics
  8. Chapter II-8: Hydrodynamic Analysis and Design Conditions

PART III: COASTAL SEDIMENT PROCESSES

  1. Chapter III-1: Coastal Sediment Properties
  2. Chapter III-2: Longshore Sediment Transport
  3. Chapter III-3: Cross-Shore Sediment Transport Processes
  4. Chapter III-4: Wind-Blown Sediment Transport
  5. Chapter III-5: Erosion, Transport, and Deposition of Cohesive Sediments
  6. Chapter III-6: Sediment Transport Outside the Surf Zone

PART IV: COASTAL GEOLOGY

  1. Chapter IV-1: Coastal Terminology and Geologic Environments
  2. Chapter IV-2: Coastal Classification and Morphology
  3. Chapter IV-3: Coastal Morphodynamics

PART V: COASTAL PROJECT PLANNING AND DESIGN

  1. Chapter V-1: Planning and Design Process
  2. Chapter V-2: Site Characterization
  3. Chapter V-3: Shore Protection Projects
  4. Chapter V-4: Beach Fill Design
  5. Chapter V-5: Navigation Projects
  6. Chapter V-6: Sediment Management at Inlets/Harbors
  7. Chapter V-7: Coastal Engineering for Environmental Enhancement
  8. Chapter V-8: The Federal Government Role in Hazard Mitigation

PART VI: DESIGN OF COASTAL PROJECT ELEMENTS

  1. Chapter VI-1: Introduction to Coastal Project Element Design
  2. Chapter VI-2: Types and Functions of Coastal Structures
  3. Chapter VI-3: Site Specific Design Conditions
  4. Chapter VI-4: Materials and Construction Aspects
  5. Chapter VI-5: Fundamentals of Design - Part 1
  6. Chapter VI-5: Fundamentals of Design - Part 2
  7. Chapter VI-5: Fundamentals of Design - Part 3
  8. Chapter VI-6: Reliability in Design
  9. Chapter VI-7: Design of Specific Project Elements - Case Studies
  10. Chapter VI-8: Monitoring, Maintenance and Repair of Coastal Projects

APPENDIX A GLOSSARY OF COASTAL TERMINOLOGY