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<p>This paper deals with probabilistic slope stability analyses of earth-fill dams. Hydraulic conductivity, unit weight, cohesion and internal friction angle of the soil are considered as random variables. Seepage flow through the dam body is solved by Monte ...
Reference: 5th International Symposium on Hydraulic Structures Brisbane, Australia, 25-27 June 2014
<p>Potential Failure Modes Analysis (PFMA) and similar processes have become a fundamental part of dam safety program efforts for many organizations in the United States and around the world. In the PFMA process, the credible threats to the safety of a dam ...
Reference: U. S. Society on Dams, ISBN 978-1-884575-59-4
<p>The primary goal of the state&rsquo;s Dam Safety Program is to reduce the risk to lives and property from the consequences of dam failure. Although most dam owners have a high level of confidence in the structures they own and are certain their dams will ...
Reference: TCEQ Publication GI-394
<p>28 indexes were chosen from 5 aspects (rock quality of slope, slope morphology, human factor, safe management of slope and other factor), and safe index system of rock slope of open-pit mine was established. Based on comprehensive fuzzy ...
Reference: International Symposium on Safety Science and Engineering in China, 2012 (ISSSE-2012)
This report aims to help those responsible for the safety of reservoirs. These include engineers appointed under current legislation, personnel who visit reservoirs in the course of their duties, staff who operate and monitor reservoirs, and enforcement authority ...
Reference: Environment Agency, Horizon House, Deanery Road, Bristol, BS1 5AH
<p>At present, slope is one of the three major sources of geological disasters, and disasters caused by slope happened frequently. The index system of rock slope safety for open pit mine was comprehensively researched by the model of fuzzy evaluation and ...
Reference: SciVerse Science Direct - Procedia Engineering 26 (2011) 1692 – 1697
<p>Tailings dams are geotechnical structures that are increased in height with time. Several factors typical of tailings dams cause a higher risk of failure compared with other earth structures. The factors that influence the risk of tailings dam failure are ...
Reference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
 
<p>These guidelines are prepared pursuant to s. 342 of the Act for failure impact assessment of water storage dams and issued by the chief executive of the Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM). The Act can be accessed on the internet.</p ...
Reference: Department of Enviroment and Resource Management, Queensland Government
Coupling of hydrological and hydraulic simulation models with numerical optimization algorithms has proven to be effective for optimizing operations of reservoir systems with respect to different management objectives. The combination of accurate reservoir ...
Reference: Waterpower XVI Copyright PennWell Corporation, 2009
This paper describes a number of different quantitative risk assessments (QRA) analyses carried out independently by different Jacobs offices, for different clients, using the Interim Guide to QRA. It compares the results and suggests improvements to the Interim ...
Reference: Ensuring reservoir safety into the future. Thomas Telford, London, 2008