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<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>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>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>Seqwater owns and operates 25 referable dams in South East Queensland. These dams fulfil an important role within the community providing water for urban, industrial and irrigation use as well as providing for hydroelectric power generation, flood mitigation ...
Reference: SQWQ.001.003.0151
 
<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
<p>More and more old dams are operated for more than 50 years. Evaluation on the life span and the real safety status becomes a challenging task for the dam society, especially for China because of more than 6000 dams to be evaluated and rehabilitated within ...
Reference: Tailor Made Concrete Structures – Walraven & Stoelhorst
<p>Roller-compacted concrete (RCC) is used throughout the world for new dam construction. In the United States, RCC is also used extensively for modifying dams with safety deficiencies including stability buttresses for concrete dams, overtopping protection ...
Reference: ANAIS DO 50º CONGRESSO BRASILEIRO DO CONCRETO - CBC2008
New Zealand is located in the area of active seismicity on the boundary between the Australian and Pacific plates. Most dams in New Zealand are in the close proximity to active faults and some dams have been built across active faults. The paper describes ...
Reference: First Turkish Dam Safety Symposium May 2007