Research Needs in Dam Safety: Proceedings of the First Conference, New Delhi, India, 3-6 December 1991 Money Magazine

ISBN: 9789061914143

Published: January 1st 1992

Hardcover

306 pages


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Research Needs in Dam Safety: Proceedings of the First Conference, New Delhi, India, 3-6 December 1991  by  Money Magazine

Research Needs in Dam Safety: Proceedings of the First Conference, New Delhi, India, 3-6 December 1991 by Money Magazine
January 1st 1992 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 306 pages | ISBN: 9789061914143 | 6.29 Mb

Addressing the need for research into dam safety, this work covers such topics as foundation problems, fill dams, concrete and masonry dams, hydraulic and control structures, earthquake considerations, and instrumentation.Natural causes like floods,MoreAddressing the need for research into dam safety, this work covers such topics as foundation problems, fill dams, concrete and masonry dams, hydraulic and control structures, earthquake considerations, and instrumentation.Natural causes like floods, rock slides, earthquakes, deterioration of foundations/structures etc.

can cause dam failures. Study of actual failure of dams leads to better understanding of causes of failure and helps to work out suitable modifications in dam engineering including investigations, design, construction, operation and maintenance. As the knowledge is gained and the technology improved, the structures built in earlier times once considered safe may also require modifications.Contents: Foundation problems, seepage & grounting- Innovations/Techniques for geological characterization of existing dam foundations- Fill dams- Concrete & masonry dams- Hydraulic & control structures- Earthquake considerations- Instrumentation-



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