Accession Number : ADA301847

Title :   Material Properties Related to Navigation and Dredging: Summary Report for Technical Area 2.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS

Personal Author(s) : Hales, Lyndell Z.

PDF Url : ADA301847

Report Date : SEP 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 81

Abstract : This report summarizes research conducted by the Dredging Research Program, Technical Area 2, Material Properties Related to Navigation and Dredging. Goals of Technical Area 2 were to develop new instrumentation and technology for more thorough subsurface investigations at dredging projects and to refine descriptors for better communication of knowledge from Corps geotechnical engineers to dredging contractors.

Descriptors :   *NAVIGATION, *DREDGING, *GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING, *OCEAN BOTTOM SOILS, VELOCITY, SEISMIC DETECTION, ROCK, TRANSPORT PROPERTIES, SEDIMENT TRANSPORT, SOIL EROSION, EXCAVATION, CHANNELS(WATERWAYS), SEISMOLOGY, OCEAN BOTTOM, DRILLING, ACOUSTIC IMPEDANCE, MUD, COHESIVE SOILS, DRILLING MACHINES, TOWED BODIES.

Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography
      Soil Mechanics
      Underwater and Marine Navigation and Guidance

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE