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Determination of sediment transport at river system

Md. Ali, Zarina and Che Mohd Yusoff, Che Faridah and Musa, Sabariah (2010) Determination of sediment transport at river system. In: International Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Southeast Asian Natural Resources and Environmental Management (SANREM) 2010, 3-5 August 2010, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.


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A lot of natural rivers facing sedimentation problems either caused by erosion or human activities, but some are related to river management that arise from the adequate prediction of sediment behaviour. This study was carried out at Punggor river to determine the relationship between sediment transport and flow rate; and between suspended solid and turbidity. In-situ measurement and laboratory analysis were done to obtain data for river system. Result found that relationship between suspended solid and turbidity; and flow rate and sediment load are directly proportional where R2 equal to 0.96 and 0.72 respectively. As a conclusion, flow rate has played as major part in transporting the sediment load to other section of river based on changes of river profile

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: suspended load, turbidity, sediment transport and river system
Subjects: T Technology > TC Hydraulic engineering. Ocean engineering
Divisions: Faculty of Civil and Environmental Engineering > Department of Water and Environmental Engineering
Depositing User: Khairunnisa Ahmad
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2010 00:28
Last Modified: 29 Apr 2011 06:40
URI: http://eprints.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/446
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