This book is the translation of a Dutch report on a study on concrete block revetments on dike slopes, published in 1984 in Dutch. It is primarily for technical staff involved in design and management, water boards, provincial public works departments and The Netherlands Public Works Department.
1. Introduction 2. Revetment Requirements to be Met 3. Revetment Types 4. Concrete Technology 5. Requirements to be Met by Underlayers 6. Loading Zones on Embankments 7. Embankment Profile 8. Boundaries and Transitions 9. Construction Aspects 10. Management and Maintenance 11. Hydraulic Boundary Conditions 12. Particular Loads 13. Stability of the Hand-Set Block Revetment 14. Safety Considerations 15. Summary