Accession Number : AD0699400

Title :   THE USE AND ACCURACY OF THE EMERY SETTLING TUBE FOR SAND ANALYSIS.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON D C BEACH EROSION BOARD

Personal Author(s) : Poole,D. M. ; Butcher,W. S. ; Fisher,R. L.

Report Date : JUL 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 23

Abstract : The accuracy of the Emery Settling Tube for the analysis of sand particles was investigated. The method is more rapid than is dry sieving, and it gives equivalent, or settling, diameters rather than geometric diameters. Results are discussed.

Descriptors :   (*TEST EQUIPMENT, SAND), PARTICLE SIZE, MEASUREMENT, ACCURACY, BEACHES, EROSION

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE