Accession Number : AD0164199

Title :   Dredging Method Employing Injection and Suction Nozzles.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Beck,Earl J. , Jr

Report Date : 07 MAR 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent relates to a dredging method and apparatus employing high-velocity director injector nozzles which hydraulically dislodge and drive discrete bodies of large inertia from a position at rest on an aqueous floor into a cooperating vacuum device which collects such bodies and removes them to another area for further treatment.

Descriptors :   (*Hydraulic equipment, *Patents), (*Mining, Underwater), Ocean bottom, Underwater equipment, Hydraulic pressure pumps, Blowers

Subject Categories : Mining Engineering
      Marine Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE