The Total Sediment Load of Streams

by Emmett M. Laursen, (A.M.ASCE), Research Engr.; Iowa Inst. of Hydr. Research, Iowa City, Iowa.,

Serial Information: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, 1958, Vol. 84, Issue 1, Pg. 1-36

Document Type: Journal Paper


Relationships proposed give both quantity and quality of total, suspended, and bed loads as functions of stream and sediment characteristics; in process of empirically defining relationships, encouraging correlation of laboratory and field data was obtained. (25 refs.)

Subject Headings: Sediment loads | Load factors | Rivers and streams | Suspended loads | Bed materials | Bed loads | Two-dimensional flow | Empirical equations

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