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The dam body and foundation seepage is one of the important points in design parameters. This index is related to the permeability. Therefore permeability is one of the basic parameter in design grout curtain, prevent water escape from foundation and avoid ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 17 [2012], Bund. T
Self-hardening cement-bentontie (c-b) slurry walls were constructed as shear walls to stabilize the downstream slope of Tuttle Creek Dam near Manhattan, Kansas. The slope stabilization was required to protect the existing pressure relief well system located ...
Reference: DFI Journal, the journal of the deep foundation institute, Vol. 4, Aug. 2010
Jet grouting has increasingly become one of the ground improvement technologies used to address seepage concerns and to provide strength improvement of soils. The technique of jet grouting uses high pressure/velocity jet fluids to erode the existing soil and ...
Reference: DFI JOURNAL Vol. 3 No. 1 May 2009
Cement-bentonite (c-b) self-hardening slurry walls are being constructed as a seismic retrofit to stabilize the downstream slope of Tuttle Creek Dam in Manhattan, Kansas. A full-scale test program was conducted to evaluate various slurry mixes along with two ...
Reference: 2009 International Foundation Congress and Equipment Expo, Contemporary Topics in Ground Modification, Problem Soils, and Geo-Support, Geotechnical Special Publication No. 187, ASCE
<p>In dam rock foundations, grouting is performed to improve water-tightness and reinforce weak parts. It is difficult to accurately estimate the improvements brought about by grouting, because the grouting is applied in the rock mass where it is not visible. ...
Reference: 4th Asian Rock Mechanics Simposium (ARMS2006)
<p>This paper provides, in tabulated and summarized forms, details from a total of 23 North American dams and levees which have been remediated against seepage and the consequences of seepage, by using some form of &ldquo;positive cut-off.&rdquo; The purpose ...
Reference: Canadian Dam Association Conference, September 30 – October 5, Québec