Accession Number : AD0722215

Title :   Comparison Tests of Plain and Rifled Dredge Discharge Pipe.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Pittard,E. B. ; Glover,James E. ; Davis,Arthur G.

Report Date : JAN 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 54

Abstract : Tests were undertaken in the Memphis District to compare rifled dredge pipe with plain dredge pipe. Test results indicate that the output of the rifled pipe did not differ significantly from that of the plain pipe for lengths of 800 ft, the normal length used by dustpan dredges. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*INLAND WATERWAYS, MAINTENANCE), (*RIVERS, SEDIMENTATION), HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, PIPES, TEST METHODS, MAINTENANCE EQUIPMENT, VACUUM PUMPS, RIFLING, ARKANSAS, TENNESSEE

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE