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Main Title Performance testing of selected inland oil spill control equipment /
Author McCracken, W. E. ; McCracken., William E.
CORP Author Mason and Hanger-Silas Mason Co., Inc., Leonardo, N.J.;Industrial Environmental Research Lab., Cincinnati, Ohio.
Publisher Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory, Office of Research and Development, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency ; Available through the National Technical Information Service,
Year Published 1977
Report Number EPA-600/2-77-150; MHSM/LNJ-01; EPA-68-03-0490
Stock Number PB-279 078
OCLC Number 03355010
Subjects Oil spills. ; Oil spill booms. ; Pollution control equipment. ; Oil spill booms. ; Oil spills. ; Pollution control equipment.
Additional Subjects Oil spills ; Oil pollution control ; Water pollution control equipment ; Skimmers ; Booms(Equipment) ; Performance tests ; Water waves ; Ocean currents ; Test facilities ; Fuel oil ; Lubricating oils ; Oil pollution removal ; Oil retention booms
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EJBD ARCHIVE EPA 600-2-77-150 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 05/07/2012
EJBD  EPA 600-2-77-150 c.1 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/10/2014
EKAM  TD427.P4M36 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 08/27/1999
ESAD  EPA 600-2-77-150 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 03/23/2010
NTIS  PB-279 078 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. 06/23/1988
Collation xi, 113 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Abstract Standardized performance tests were conducted at the Environmental Protection Agency's test facility, OHMSETT, with various off-the-shelf inland oil-spill control and clean-up devices. Operability limits were defined and then quantified via testing for eight boom systems and eight stationary skimmers. This information allows those concerned with spill control to match the proper equipment with the existing environmental conditions (wave characteristics, current, and oil properties) associated with an oil spill in inland waters. Boom systems were tested in the catenary (U) configuration for oil collection capabilities and in the diversionary (J) configuration for fast current oil diversion capabilities. Booms were first tested for stability capabilities over a wide range of wave conditions without oil and then in wave conditions within their operational stability limits with oil. Booms and stationary skimmers were tested in the same wave conditions and oils. Two test oils were used--No. 2 Fuel Oil and Sunvis 75 Lubrication Oil (without additives).
Notes "Contract no. 68-03-0490." Includes bibliographical references (p. 45-46).
Place Published Cincinnati, Ohio Springfield, Va.
Corporate Au Added Ent Industrial Environmental Research Laboratory (Cincinnati, Ohio)
Title Ser Add Ent Research reporting series. Environmental protection technology ; EPA-600/2-77-150.
NTIS Title Notes Final rept., Apr 75-Mar 76.
PUB Date Free Form Aug 77
Series Title Traced Environmental protection technology series ;
Series Title Untraced Environmental protection technology series ; EPA-600/2-77-150
Category Codes 13B; 68D; 47
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A01
Primary Description 600/12
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Merged OCLC records 316825078; 658764041
Control Number 323737541
OCLC Time Stamp 20140308123938
Language eng
SUDOCS Number EP 1.23/2:600/2-77-150
Origin OCLC
OCLC Rec Leader 02139cam 2200409Ii 45020