Retrograde / Revetments are retrofitting structures placed on river banks to absorb incoming water energy to protect a river bank cliff or the surface of the embankment slope against erosion and overtopping to land and overall play a role in improving the stability of the river channel or the body of the embankment Protected. Besides being used to protect river slopes, revertment is also commonly used to protect levees, or beaches.
The surface of the building facing the direction of the waves can be either vertical or oblique. This building can be made of stone, concrete, concrete pipe, plaster, wood or rock pile or some kind of revertment produced by the factory as you can see in https://www.maccaferri.com/my/products/reno-mattress/. But what is often encountered in the field is a revertment made of stone piles with the outer layer consists of stones with a larger size.
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