Mechanism of Reaeration in Natural Streams

by Donald J. O'Connor,
William E. Dobbins,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1958, Vol. 123, Issue 1, Pg. 641-666

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Turbulent flow theory, both isotropic and non-isotropic, has been utilized to formulate theory of reaeration in natural streams, which have been subjected to deaeration by biological oxidation of organic matter; general differential equation of oxygen balance in river is accepted as basis for analysis and theoretical derivation of reaeration coefficient is presented; field data from sanitary river surveys. (Bibliography)

Subject Headings: Ecological restoration | Rivers and streams | Aeration | Turbulent flow | Isotropy | River flow | Biological processes | Oxidation |

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