Accession Number:

ADP004758

Title:

Performance Tests of PNEUMA Dredge Pump,

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Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS HYDRAULICS LAB

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Report Date:

1982-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

15.0

Abstract:

Results of pumping performance and turbidity generation tests of the air-operated PNEUMA dredge pump, model 600100, are summarized. Tests were conducted at four locations in sand and fine-grained sediments and in different water depths. The following are described a test locations and characteristics, b data acquisition methods, c pumping performance results, d variations in performance with sediment type and water depth, e noteworthy characteristics of PNEUMA pump operation, and f results of turbidity monitoring. Conclusions are given regarding pumping capabilities and recommendations made for potential improvements.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE