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Principles, Methods and Application of Particle Size Analysis

ISBN-10: 0521044618

ISBN-13: 9780521044615

Edition: 1991

Authors: James P. M. Syvitski

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List price: $94.99
Copyright year: 1991
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/3/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 388
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

List of contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Principles and methods of geological particle size analysis
The effect of grain shape and density on size measurement
The effect of pretreatment on size analysis
Theory and Methods
Principles, design and calibration of settling tubes
Methodology of sieving small samples and calibration of sieve set
Image analysis method of grain size measurement
Quantitative grain form analysis
Electroresistance particle size analyzers
Laser diffraction size analysis
SediGraph technique
Size, shape, composition and structure of microparticles from light scattering
Textural maturity of arenaceous rocks derived by microscopic grain size analysis in thin section
Interlaboratory, interinstrument calibration experiment
In Situ Methods
In situ size measurements of suspended particles in estuarine and coastal waters using laser diffraction
The Floc Camera Assembly
Data Interpretation and Manipulation
Suite statistics: the hydrodynamic evolution of the sediment pool
The hyperbolic distribution
Factor analysis of size frequency distributions: significance of factor solutions based on simulation experiments
Experimental-theoretical approach to interpretation of grain size frequency distributions
Applications
Application of suite statistics to stratigraphy and sea-level changes
Application of size sequence data to glacial-paraglacial sediment transport and sediment partitioning
The use of grain size information in marine geochemistry
Grain size in oceanography
The need for grain size analyses in marine geotechnical studies
Index