Distribution of Sediment in Large Reservoirs

by Whitney M. Borland, (A.M.ASCE), Head; Sedimentation Section, Hydrology Branch, Bureau of Reclamation, U. S. Dept. of the Interior, Denver, Colo.,
Carl R. Miller, (A.M.ASCE), Asst. Head; Sedimentation Section, Hydrology Branch, Bureau of Reclamation, U. S. Dept. of the Interior, Denver, Colo.,


Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-18


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Two methods of predicting probable sediment distribution; one is basically mathematical, other is mathematical procedure developed on basis of actual experiences; area in which additional study is needed to evolve procedures that will give consistently reliable predictions of sediment distribution under varying conditions is pointed out.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Mathematics | Reservoirs

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