Accession Number:

ADA439157

Title:

Particle Entrainment Simulator at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center

Descriptive Note:

Technical note

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

2005-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

14.0

Abstract:

This technical note describes the particle entrainment simulator PES, which is used at the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center ERDC for experimental determination of erodibility of fine-grained cohesive sediments. The device, its method of operation, experimental data reduction, and application of PES results to studies related to estuarine and coastal sediment transport problems are briefly described.

Subject Categories:

  • Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE