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during installation of the system in the
flume at CSU. The seam was sewn using
a similar machine and methodology as
used for field installations.
The CEST revetment system withstood the maximum wave overtopping
rate that could be applied by the wave
overtopping simulator of 4 cubic feet/
second/foot (0.37 m3/s/m). This was the
peak wave overtopping rate and the most
energetic wave overtopping conditions
that could be produced in any existing
wave overtopping experimental facility. Wave overtopping conditions represented a generic 500-year hurricane
(0.2% annual exceedance probability) in
New Orleans, La. (Hughes et al. 2012 and
Thornton et al. 2012). Testing continued

for a total of 13 hours with CEST being
subjected to 165,600 cubic feet/foot
(15,393 m3/m) of cumulative overtopping wave volume. Testing of CEST in the
wave overtopping simulator is shown in
Figure 2 on page 18.
Upon completion of testing, the CEST
was inspected to document the condition of the system. The CEST was then
removed to document the condition of
the underlying silty sand subgrade. The
CEST revetment system performed well
in maintaining the underlying, highly
erodible soils during these severe conditions. The CEST outperformed other
revetment systems, which have published
results after testing in the wave overtop
simulator (Thornton et al. 2012).

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