TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Web-Only Document 254: Underwater Installation of Filter Systems for Scour and Erosion Countermeasures, Volume 2: Training Manual provides training on the underwater placement of filters, and can be adapted into a workshop or distance learning presentations. The project provides guidance on design procedures, material testing requirements, installation alternatives, and quality checklist items for both granular and geotextile filters. Filters are an important countermeasure for stream instability or bridge scour and are essential to the successful long-term performance of hydraulic countermeasures and other erosion countermeasures.
The training manual is supplemented with video clips (below) and training materials in PowerPoint format.
Table of Contents
|1. Underwater Installation of Filter Systems Educational Materials||1-3|
|Appendix A. Workshop Lesson Schedule, Lesson Plans and Instructor's Guide for Underwater Filter Installation||4-137|
Video clips on placing underwater filters
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