Vortex Tube Sand Trap

by A. R. Robinson,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 3, Pg. 391-424

Document Type: Journal Paper


Laboratory studies and field experiments were made with device for removal of large sediments from canals; review of formerly used such devices and tunnel ejectors; author calls new device vortex tube sand trap; test results with various forms and with various flow and sediment conditions; design requirements and design calculations are given.

Subject Headings: Sandy soils | Laboratory tests | Field tests | Sediment | Hydraulic design | Canals | Tunnels | Steam power

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