The Total Sediment Load of Streams

by Emmett M. Laursen, (A.M.ASCE), Research Engr.; Iowa Inst. of Hydr. Research, Iowa City, Iowa.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-36


Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract:

Relationships proposed give both quantity and quality of total, suspended, and bed loads as functions of stream and sediment characteristics; in process of empirically defining relationships, encouraging correlation of laboratory and field data was obtained. (25 refs.)



Subject Headings: Sediment loads | Load factors | Rivers and streams | Data processing | Suspended loads | Bed materials | Empirical equations | Bed loads | Two-dimensional flow

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