Hindered settling

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Definition of Hindered settling:
settling at a reduced speed (relative to the settling velocity of a single particle) due to interactions with neighbouring particles (displaced water, collisions, group settling, …), usually expressed by an empirical correction as a function of the effective volumetric concentration.
This is the common definition for Hindered settling, other definitions can be discussed in the article



The main authors of this article are Toorman, Erik and Berlamont, Jean
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Citation: Toorman, Erik; Berlamont, Jean; (2012): Hindered settling. Available from http://www.coastalwiki.org/wiki/Hindered_settling [accessed on 4-07-2022]