Accession Number : AD0733279

Title :   A Basic Description of Sediment Transport on Beaches,

Corporate Author : CALIFORNIA UNIV BERKELEY HYDRAULIC ENGINEERING LAB

Personal Author(s) : Einstein,Hans Albert

Report Date : AUG 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 41

Abstract : Studies at the Hydraulic Engineering Laboratory, University of California, are based on the mathematical methods of approach to determine the depth sand can be moved by wave action. To make this determination, sediment motions were divided into bedload motion, surface creep and suspension. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*BEACHES, SEDIMENTATION), CREEP, MATHEMATICAL MODELS, OCEAN WAVES, DEPTH FINDING, MOTION, INTERACTIONS, SAND, PRESSURE, DEEP WATER, EROSION, MATHEMATICAL PREDICTION, CALIFORNIA

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE