Densities and Compaction Rates of Deposited Sediment

by Victor A. Koelzer, (A.M.ASCE), Hydr. Engr.; Harza Eng. Co., Chicago, Ill.,
Joe M. Lara, (A.M.ASCE), Hyd. Engr.; Bureau of Reclamation, U. S. Dept of the Interior, Denver, Colo.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 2, Pg. 1-15

Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract: Review of important work performed in field of sediment densities; factors affecting initial density of newly deposited sediments and rate of consolidation of deposited material; methods of estimating sediment densities for particular sediment conditions; consolidation theories developed in field of soil mechanics are presented, with discussion of their possible application to sediment problem.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Density (material) | Consolidated soils | Soil properties |

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