Analysis of Sedimentation Data

by Udayagiri Mohan Rao, Grad. Student; Dept. of Port and Ocean Engrg., Tech. Univ. of Norway, Trondheim, Norway,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1971, Vol. 97, Issue 4, Pg. 647-652

Document Type: Journal Paper


The phenomenon of sedimentation is usually described by plotting the values of the coefficient of drag CD, versus Reynold's number R, with a shape expression as a parameter. This note presents deficiencies in this conventional approach based on carefully controlled recent free-fall studies.

Subject Headings: Sediment | Drag (fluid dynamics) | Parameters (statistics)

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