Latest Dredging Practice

by Ole P. Erickson,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 4, Pg. 1-13

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Description of improvements incorporated in modern hydraulic dredge; trend is to higher and higher horsepower on main pump and cutter; all lined dredge pumps, pump and shutter shafts of high alloy steel, larger diameter dredge spuds of structural or cast-alloy steel, and dredge cutters with removable wear edges; universal use of anchor handling booms; direct suction pipe-cutter drive; pontoon line ball joints that eliminate usual bolted connections.

Subject Headings: Dredging | Hydraulics | Steel pipes | Pumps | Pipe joints | Structural steel | Alloys | Shafts

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