Accession Number : ADP004759

Title :   Sediment Resuspension in the Vicinity of the Cutter Head,

Corporate Author : CORPS OF ENGINEERS FORT BELVOIR VA WATER RESOURCES SUPPORT CENTER

Personal Author(s) : Koba,H. ; Shiba,T.

Report Date : NOV 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : The modeling test was successful in finding out the mechanism causing the sediment resuspension in the vicinity of the cutter head and confirming the effect of preventing the sediment resuspension by a cutter cover. However, many problems still exist that have to be solved before the cutter cover can be used practically. Further studies are needed on the structure of the cutter cover, operation of dredge, etc., from various angles so that a test can be conducted on an actual dredge in the future.

Descriptors :   *DREDGING, CUTTING TOOLS, SUSPENDED SEDIMENTS, FINE GRAINED MATERIALS, DREDGED MATERIALS, UNDERWATER CUTTING, MODEL TESTS, JAPAN

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE