Filtration using Radioactive Algae

by Kenneth J. Ives,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 372-385

Document Type: Journal Paper


Radioactive labeling and automatic digital computation were used in experimental study of new theory of rapid filtration and filter design; in studies, algae Chlorella and Scenedesmus were made radioactive and suspensions of these algae were filtered through sand column; distributions of algae in filter pores were measured with scintillation counter.

Subject Headings: Vegetation | Filtration | Sand filters | Automation | Computing in civil engineering | Soil analysis | Columns

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