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Test Method Title

Column Settling Test

Reference Number

USACE EM 1110-2-1906

Material

Soil

Test Property

sedimentation rate

Description of Test

A slurry is created using the sample provided. The slurry is then placed into a 10-inch-diameter by 6-foot tall settling column. At various time intervals and at three different depths, slurry specimens are collected from the column. Sedimentation rate and suspended solids are determined.

Preferred Test Sample Size

Four 5-gallon buckets

Number of Test Specimens

1 or more

Test Specimen Size

various

Keywords

Pilot, sedimentation, settling, dispersing, sediment, suspended solids

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