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The studies on the rate of sedimentation at Bekok Dam using hydrographic technique

Mahmud, Mohd. Razali and Othman, Rusli and Din, Usmuni and Mardi, Ahmad ShahIan (1995) The studies on the rate of sedimentation at Bekok Dam using hydrographic technique. In: Seminar Penyelidikan Fakulti Ukur Dan Harta Tanah, UTM (1995), 26 Julai 1995, HYATT REGENCY Hotel, JOHOR BAHRU.

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Abstract

A derailed investigation is carried out into the method of hydrograph" surveying to determine the rate of sedimentation on the riverbed. For this purpose, Bekok Dam is chosen as a suitable site for the research mainly due to the fact that the dam is suspected facing serious sedimentation problems from one of its tributaries. Three epochs observations were taken over a period of one year. The technique involves using conventional positioning and sounding system. Furthermore, the lead line technique of determining depth is also used mainly as a check on the depth nh1ained using normal echo sounder. The data set comprises of hydrographic surveys which were obtained by running the survey boat on a 5 metres sounding lines. Three separate hydrographic plans which were produced haved on the three epoch of observations were plotted on a scale of 1:2000 It wm found (hal the technique of hydrographic surveying could be used to compute the rate of sedimentation on the riverbed at an accuracy as required.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords:Bekok Dam, hydrographh
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Divisions:Geoinformation Science And Engineering (Formerly known)
ID Code:5005
Deposited By: En. Tajul Ariffin Musa
Deposited On:17 Jan 2008 05:09
Last Modified:03 May 2012 07:10

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