A :B :C :D :E :F :G :H :I :J :K :L :M :N :O :P :Q :R :S :T :U :V :W :X :Y :Z :

Hydraulic Classification

The rearrangement, during backwashing, of ion exchange or other media particles according to size.

As the result of classification, the smallest particles tend to rise to the top of the bed while the largest tend to sink to the bottom because of weight or surface area ratio.

See Also: Stratified Bed Thermal Stratification Stratification