CONCEPTS IN LOADING HOPPER DREDGES DEFINED

The article describes a number of concepts and definitions which exist in relation to the loading of hoppers, and shows why the time required to load a trailing-suction hopper dredge varies in practice. Factors such as the specific gravity of sand, overflow losses, the influence of the soil type on the loading time and how this can be predicted are discussed.

  • Corporate Authors:

    World Trade Publications, Incorporated

    P.O. Box 20810
    Long Beach, CA  USA 
  • Authors:
    • Van Den Boogert, J
  • Publication Date: 1973-2

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  • Accession Number: 00046636
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 27 1973 12:00AM