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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>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 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>The California Department of Water Resources (DWR) implemented a geotechnical instrumentation program to automatically and continuously monitor changes in subsurface movements and groundwater levels using in-place inclinometers and electronic piezometers, ...
Reference: 21st Century Dam Design - Advances and Adaptations, 31st Annual USSD Conference, San Diego, California, April 11-15, 2011
<p>Thousands of registered large concrete and embankment dams have now more than five decades of operation and age related problems. Structural safety condition assessment is the main aim of dam monitoring activities and a concern for authorities. Laser scanners ...
Reference: 13th FIG Symposium on Deformation Measurements and Analysis & 4th IAG Symposium on Geodesy for Geotechnical and Structural Engineering, LNEC, Lisbon, Portugal, 2008, May 12-15
 
<p>This manual provides information on types of instruments for measuring tilt of structures</p>
Reference: EM 1110-2-4300
<p>Through a series of twelve separate geotechnical centrifuge modeling tests, <br />seismic behavior of a zoned earth dam with saturated sandy soil foundation was studied under moderate earthquake conditions. Soil response during and after shaking was monitored ...
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