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Guidance for Underwater Installation of Filter Systems (2018)

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Suggested Citation:"Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms." National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2018. Guidance for Underwater Installation of Filter Systems. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/25301.
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104 ACB Articulating concrete block AOS Apparent opening size ASTM American Society for Testing and Materials BAW Federal Waterways Engineering and Research Institute (Germany) CFC Chlorofluorocarbon CSU Colorado State University CUR Netherlands Centre for Civil Engineering Research and Codes DOT Department of transportation ERDC Engineer Research and Development Center (USACE) GRI Geosynthetic Research Institute HEC-23 Hydraulic Engineering Circular No. 23 MAG Code of Practice: Use of Geotextile Filters on Waterways MARV Minimum Average Roll Value NCDOT North Carolina Department of Transportation NHI National Highway Institute NRCS Natural Resources Conservation Service PC Pentachlorophenol PDDM Federal Lands Highway Project Design and Delivery Manual PI Plasticity Index PIANC Permanent International Association of Navigation Congresses POA Percent open area QA/QC Quality assurance/quality control UK United Kingdom USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers WES Waterways Experiment Station Acronyms, Abbreviations, and Initialisms

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TRB's National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Research Report 887: Guidance for Underwater Installation of Filter Systems 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.

In addition to the guidance published in this report, the research agency’s final report, documenting the entire research effort, is available on the TRB website as NCHRP Web-Only Document 254: Underwater Installation of Filter Systems for Scour and Erosion Countermeasures, Volume 1. In addition, a training manual for an underwater filter installation workshop is available as NCHRP Web-Only Document 254, Volume 2.

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