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Main Title Measurements of Critical Shear Stress for Entraining Fine Sediments in a Boundary Layer.
Author Vanon, Vito A. ;
CORP Author California Inst. of Tech., Pasadena. W. M. Keck Lab. of Hydraulics and Water Resources.
Year Published 1964
Report Number K-H-R-7; PHS-RG-6915;
Stock Number PB-229 777
Additional Subjects Water pollution ; Sediments ; Shear stress ; Turbulent boundary layer ; Sedimentation tanks ; Entrainment ;
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB-229 777 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 53p
the objective of the study is to extend the data given in the report on entrainment to sediments with small particle sizes. The study of entrainment of finer particles is of interest to the operation of settling tanks commonly used to remove solids from water. The turbid water is introduced at one end of the settling tank and allowed to flow slowly through the tank so solid particles can settle to the bottom and be removed. Particles which settle to the bed may also be reentrained by the flow in the tank and be carried away in the effluent, thus reducing the efficiency of the tank.