Technical Committee 213 - Scour and Erosion

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Arneson L.A., Zevenbergen L.W., Lagasse P.F., Cloppe P.E., Evaluating Scour at Bridges, Fifth Edition, Report No. FHWA-HIF-12-003, Federal Highway Administration, Hydraulic Engineering, Circular No. 18 (HEC-18), pp 320. PDF-Download.

Austroads, Waterway design: A Guide to the Hydraulic Design of Bridges, Culverts, and Floodways. Austroads National Office, P.O. Box K659, Haymarket NSW 2000, Australia. Tel: (02)-264-088, Fax: (02)-264-1657. Website:

Briaud J.-L., Chen H.-C., Chang K.-A., Oh S.J., Chen S., Wang J., Li Y., Kwak K., Nart-jaho P., Gudaralli R., Wei W., Pergu S., Cao Y.W., Ting F., The Sricos-Efa Method Summary Report. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA

Hoffmans G.J.C.M., Verheij H.J., 1997, Scour Manual, A.A. Balkema, Rotterdam, pp 205. This document can be obtained from the Balkema website:

Hoffmans G.J.C.M., 2012, The Influence of Turbulence on Soil Erosion. Delft: Eburon. ISBN: 9789059726826, 260 S.

HR Wallingford Ltd., Hydraulic Aspects of Bridges: Assessment of the Risk of Scour February 1993, Report EX 2502, Howbery Park, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, OX1O 8BA, UK, Approximately 70 pages. This document can be obtained by contacting Mr. Benn at

Lagasse P.F., Zevenbergen L.W., Spitz W.J., Arneson L.A., Stream Stability at Highway Structures, Fourth Edition, Report No. FHWA -HIF-12-004, Federal Highway Administration, Hydraulic Engineering Circular No. 20 (HEC-20), pp 328. Website:

Lagasse P.F., Zevenbergen L.W., Arneson L.A., Clopper P.E., Pagán-Ortiz J.E., Schall J.D., Girard L.G., 2009, Bridge Scour and Stream Instability Countermeasures - Experience, Selection, and Design Guidelines, Third Edition, Report FHWA NHI 09-111, (Volume 1) and FHWA NHI 09-112 (Volume 2), Federal Highway Administration, Hydraulic Engineering Circular No. 23 (HEC-23), U.S. Department of Transportation, Washington, D.C. Website:

Melville B.W., Coleman S.E., 2000, Bridge Scour, Water Resources Publications, LLC., pp 550. This publication can be obtained by contacting Water Resources Publications, LLC., P.O. Box 260026, Highland Ranch, Colorado B0163-0026, USA or by visiting their website:

Richardson E.V., Davis S.R., 1995, Evaluating Scour at Bridges, Federal Highway Administration Report no. FHWA-IP-90-017, Hydraulic Engineering Circular no. 18, pp 204. This document can be purchased by writing to the National Technical Information Service, Springfield, VA, 22161, USA. Tel: 703-487-4650 or by visiting their website:

Richardson E.V., Lagasse P.F., 1999, Stream Stability and Scour at Highway Bridges, Compendium of Papers ASCE Water Resources Engineering Conferences 1991 to 1998, American Society of Civil Engineers, 1801 Alexander Bell Drive, Reston, Viriginia 20191-4400. Website:

Sumer, B.M.; Fredsøe, J., 2002, The Mechanics of Scour in the Marine Environment. World Scientific, 552pp. Website: