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<p>In recent years, some new technologies have been applied to dam deformation measurement, offering unprecedented opportunities to safety management and structural analysis. Among these, Areal Deformation Measurement techniques from terrestrial (Terrestrial ...
Reference: Joint International Symposium on Deformation Monitoring (JISDM), Vienna, 2016
<p>Dodaroo dam is located 20 kilometers south west of Mirjaveh in Sistan and Baluchistan province. Location of dam is in eastern Flysch zone considering Iran structural national classifications. The mass of stones consists of shale stone and Eocene sand as ...
Reference: Indian Journal of Fundamental and Applied Life Sciences ISSN: 2231– 6345, 2015 Vol.5 (S1), pp. 3813-3818
<p>For safety control and economic improvement, the surveillance of the dams and their structural behavior requires observation and monitoring with high accuracy. As well, the stability of concrete vault dam depends on its overall geometry, and the analysis ...
Reference: International Journal of Engineering and Innovative Technology (IJEIT), Volume 4, Issue 10, April 2015
<p>Reservoirs are usually exposed to sediment accumulation problems that will lead to reduction in their storage capacity. This problem directly affects the performance of the dams and causes shortage of their useful life. The simplest technique to estimate ...
Reference: Engineering, 2015, 7, 190-202
<p>The dynamic properties of plastic concrete used as an alternative core in embankment dams were studied. To investigate the specimen&rsquo;s dynamic properties, an extensive series of monotonic and cyclic triaxial tests were done. Bentonite contents 5.5%, ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 20 [2015], Bund. 4
<p>The paper offers three examples of satellite SAR interferometry (InSAR) application for monitoring dam deformations: Paradela, Raiva and Alto Ceira, all of them in Portugal. Dam deformations were estimated using several sets of ERS and Envisat C-band SAR ...
Reference: Second International Dam World Conference, Portugal, Lisbon, LNEC, April 21-24, 2015
<p>This paper presents an overview of the present state of construction of cofferdam techniques with special emphasis and a brief on other techniques developed world over for mitigating hydraulic forces on the temporary structures. A cofferdam is a temporary ...
Reference: IOSR Journal of Mechanical and Civil Engineering (IOSR-JMCE) e-ISSN: 2278-1684, p-ISSN: 2320-334X PP 45-50
<p>This research was set with the objective of investigating the possibility of constructing Roller Compacted-Concrete Dam, RCCD, using local material to reduce its cost. Trial laboratory concrete mixtures were conducted to define RCCD proportions in stage-I. ...
Reference: Alexandria Engineering Journal (2014) 53, 131–142
<p>Following an overview of pertinent literature, this paper presents a new methodology for estimating seismic coefficients for the performance-based design of earth dams and tall embankments. The methodology is based on statistical regression of (decoupled) ...
Reference: Soil Dynamics and Earthquake Engineering 01/2014; 56:57–73. DOI
 
<p>Inadequate spillway capacity is a common problem with many dams. Thousands of dams throughout North America have been determined to have inadequate spillway capacity and would be overtopped during the inflow design flood (IDF). Dam failure from overtopping ...
Reference: FEMA P-1014