Sediment Transportation Mechanics: Introduction and Properties of Sediment, Progress Report by the Task Committee on Preparation of Sedimentation Manual of the Committee on Sedimentation of the Hydraulics Division

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Task Committee on Preparation of Sedimentation Manual of the Committee on Sedimentation of the Hydraulics Division, ASCE

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 4, Pg. 77-107


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Progress Report by Task Committee on Preparation of Sedimentation Manual; size, shape and specific weight of sediment particles; fall velocity of spheres; effect of shape of particle on fall velocity, and of sediment concentration on settling velocity; fall velocity of sand grains; effect of size of settling column on fall velocity; size frequency distribution; specific weight of sediment deposits. (24 refs.)



Subject Headings: Hydraulic properties | Particle velocity | Velocity distribution | Sediment transport | Mechanical properties | Settling velocity | Frequency distribution | Particle size distribution | Spheres | Sandy soils

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