Accession Number:

AD0733279

Title:

A Basic Description of Sediment Transport on Beaches,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1971-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

Studies at the Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory, University of California, are based on the mathematical methods of approach to determine the depth sand can be moved by wave action. To make this determination, sediment motions were divided into bedload motion, surface creep and suspension. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE