Accession Number : AD0734095

Title :   Model Tests of Enlarged Navigation Channel at Miller Sands Bar, Columbia River Estuary,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Herrmann,Frank A. , Jr

Report Date : DEC 1965

Pagination or Media Count : 26

Abstract : The paper describes a series of tests made in the Columbia River Estuary model at the U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station concerning enlargement of the navigation channel at Miller Sands Bar. Tests were conducted to determine the effects of enlarging the channel and to determine the effectiveness of various combinations of proposed inprovement works. The paper also describes the purpose of the model study, the prototype the model, and model testing procedures.

Descriptors :   (*RIVERS, HYDRAULIC MODELS), (*INLAND WATERWAYS, CIVIL ENGINEERING), (*ESTUARIES, NAVIGATIONAL AIDS), MAINTENANCE, SALINITY, RIVER CURRENTS, TEST METHODS, OREGON, WASHINGTON(STATE)

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE