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Safety evaluation of existing dams

Safety evaluation of existing dams

a manual for the safety evaluation of embankment and concrete dams

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Published by The Bureau, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Denver, Colo, Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dam safety -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementUnited States Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation
    SeriesA Water resources technical publication, Water resources technical publication
    ContributionsUnited States. Bureau of Reclamation
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 164 p. :
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14269692M

    Illustrates application of dynamic analysis procedures to the design of new dams and safety evaluation of existing dams. Written for graduate students, researchers, and professional engineers, Earthquake Engineering for Concrete Dams offers a comprehensive view of the current procedures and methods for seismic analysis, design, and safety. effective dam safety programs and policies for the furtherance of dam safety. Their dili-gence in assisting the U.S. dam safety community was an important factor in the issuance of the FEMA grant. The cooperation of the owners of dams within Arkansas is essential to .

    The second part focuses on: (a) the experiences of the World Bank in dam safety and the implementation of its policies; (b) the experience of developed and developing countries in the field of dam safety; (c) design for dam safety; and (d) reassessing the safety of existing dams. Chapter III - Evaluation of existing procedures 47 Chapter IV - Suggested administrative set up for the dam safety cell in the State, 59 its functions and prioritization for safety review. Chapter V - Guidelines for determining hydro- logical safety of existing dams. 69 Chapter VI - Structural review 75File Size: KB. or safety evaluation) and performing seismic analyses for the design of new dams (for evaluating the safety of existing dams or modifying existing dams). The guidelines are presented in four parts: • Selection of design or safety evaluation earthquakes • Characterization of ground motions • Seismic analyses of the dams and foundationsFile Size: 1MB.

    BIA Safety of Dams Program Overview. The Program was established under the IDSA of , Public Law (P.L.) No. , 25 U.S.C. § et seq. Its mission is to reduce the potential loss of human life and property damage caused by dam failure by making BIA dams as safe as practically possible. It is responsible for 1. Safety of Existing Dams: Evaluation and Improvement by National Research Council, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences, Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems, Water Science and Technology Board, Committee on the Safety of Existing Dams. National Academies Press. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. Earthquake Engineering for Concrete Dams offers a comprehensive, integrated view of this progress over the last fifty years. The book offers an understanding of the limitations of the various methods of dynamic analysis used in practice and develops modern methods that overcome these : Anil K. Chopra.


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