Accession Number : AD0771076

Title :   Filter Experiments and Design Criteria.

Descriptive Note : Technical memo.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MISS

Personal Author(s) : Sherman,W. C.

Report Date : APR 1953

Pagination or Media Count : 57

Abstract : Laboratory tests were performed to determine the effectiveness of standard concrete sands and gravels as filter materials for a varied range of base materials. In addition, various mixtures of sand and gravel were investigated for inherent stability and permeability characteristics with regard to their use as filter materials.

Descriptors :   *Water filters, Gravel, Sand, Test methods

Subject Categories : Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE