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<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>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
 
<p>Filters in embankment dams are composed of specifically-designed entities (zones) of coarser-grained soils placed at specifically-targeted locations within or adjacent to the dam structure. Filters are designed and constructed to achieve specific goals ...
Reference: FEMA October 2011
The 182 m high concrete face rockfill dam (CFRD) is one of the main components of the Nam Ngum 2 (NN2) hydropower scheme in Lao PDR. Construction of the dam was essentially completed in March 2010 and reservoir impounding commenced subsequently. This paper ...
Reference: 6TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DAM ENGINEERING, C.Pina, E.Portela, J.Gomes (ed.), Lisbon, Portugal, February 15-17, 2011
 
RCC is batched and mixed onsite using a portable mixing plant. Occasionally, one or more aggregates are obtained on or near the site and graded to conform to the specified aggregate gradation. It is more common to purchase aggregates from an aggregate supplier ...
Reference: Part 645 Construction Inspection National Engineering Handbook
<p>The development of the roller-compacted concrete (RCC) technology in the 1980s is considered by many as a significant breakthrough in the construction industry. RCC is now commonly used all around the world for the construction of dams and pavements, and ...
Reference: Second International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering (SICETE)
This paper discusses some of the problems encountered with water ingress on the 72km of tunnels on this project. Grouting is always a significant portion of dam projects and with the quantities of water expected in the tunnels, was also going to be an important ...
Reference: 6 th International Symposium on Ground Support in Mining and Civil Engineering Construction
<p>The Guidelines for the Construction of Earth-Fill Dams detail the specifications for the construction of earth-fill dams, and outline the precautions and methods which should be employed in order to obtain the soundest possible structure. These guidelines ...
Reference: Tasmania Department of Primary Industries and Water, Water Resources Policy Policy
<p>More than 5,500 small watershed dams designed and built with support from the<br />USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) will reach the end of their 50 year planned service life by 2018. Changes in watershed hydrology and hazard classification ...
Reference: Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate College of the Oklahoma State University in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Degree of MASTER OF SCIENCE December, 2008
Many high concrete face rockfill dams (CFRD) have been built in different countries. Russian engineers have been studying the world experience of CFRD design and possibility CFRD construction in the high seismicity regions of Russia. The report considers the ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China