Title page for ETD etd-07072010-020125


Type of Document Master's Thesis
Author Fleshman, William Turner
URN etd-07072010-020125
Title A study of the practicability of the photometer method in making soil loss measurements
Degree Master of Science
Department Agricultural Engineering
Advisory Committee
Advisor Name Title
Cardwell, D. W. Committee Member
Clower, James I. Committee Member
Murray, W. A. Committee Member
Keywords
  • Photometry
Date of Defense 1940-06-05
Availability restricted
Abstract

The following conclusions may be drawn from this investigation:

(1) The photometer is an accurate and dependable device for measuring light absorption by turbid soil and water solutions when the soil particles are of nearly constant size. The tests made with the soil that had passed through a 100-mess sieve proved this fact, also, the tests made with the composite soil gave vary accurate results.

(2) the composite runoff soil samples from the three slopes must have contained particles of approximately the same size. This is shown by the accuracy of the results obtained with this soil.

Files
  Filename       Size       Approximate Download Time (Hours:Minutes:Seconds) 
 
 28.8 Modem   56K Modem   ISDN (64 Kb)   ISDN (128 Kb)   Higher-speed Access 
[VT] LD5655.V855_1940.F547.pdf 7.18 Mb 00:33:13 00:17:05 00:14:57 00:07:28 00:00:38
[BTD] next to an author's name indicates that all files or directories associated with their ETD are accessible from the Virginia Tech campus network only.

Browse All Available ETDs by ( Author | Department )

dla home
etds imagebase journals news ereserve special collections
virgnia tech home contact dla university libraries

If you have questions or technical problems, please Contact DLA.