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CHANJANG BED-LOAD SAMPLER
1. Purpose and objectives
for measuring the bed-load of a sandy stream.
The sampler is
100 cm long, 25 cm high and has an intake 10 cm wide. It can hold
16 kg of sand.
Bed-load transport integrated over a period of time.
May be used in
an alluvial stream with 50% of the particles smaller than 1.6 mm
and mean velocity up to 2.5 m/s.
5. Operational requirements and restrictions
6. Form of presentation
7. Operational experience
1978 and has been used since as standard equipment on the Yangtze
8. Originator and technical support
centre, Yangtze Valley Planning Office, Hang Kow, China.
10. Conditions on use
Cost of reproduction and mailing.
|(First entered: 03 FEB 81||
Last updated: 11 JUNE 81)