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Structural model tests of arch dams

George C. Rouse

Structural model tests of arch dams

Glen Canyon and Morrow Point Dams

by George C. Rouse

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Published by U.S. Bureau of Reclamation; [for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.)
    • Subjects:
    • Arch dams.,
    • Hydraulic models.,
    • Morrow Point Dam (Colo.),
    • Glen Canyon Dam (Ariz.)

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 35.

      Statementby George C. Rouse, William T. Lockman [and] James A. Stubbs.
      SeriesA Water resources technical publication., no. 16
      ContributionsLockman, William T., joint author., Stubbs, James A., joint author.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsTC801 .U12 no. 16
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 36 p.
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4374991M
      LC Control Number78602733

      Taking a m high arch dam in the strong earthquake area of West China as an example, a fine mesh finite element model with a total of approximately million degrees of freedom is established. The separate effects of the cantilever and integral dead loads on the static and dynamic responses of the dam Cited by: 2. An arch dam is a concrete dam that is curved upstream in plan. The arch dam is designed so that the force of the water against it, known as hydrostatic pressure, presses against the arch, causing the arch to straighten slightly and strengthening the structure as it pushes into its foundation or arch dam is most suitable for narrow canyons or gorges with steep walls of stable rock.

        "The truth about mobile phone and wireless radiation" -- Dr Devra Davis - Duration: The University of Melbourne Recommended for you. The Vajont [1] arch dam remained intact under an overtopped water level of m caused by a large landslide in the reservoir. However, the accident at the Malpasset [2] dam showed the possibility of complete failure of an arch dam. Thus, research on the ultimate bearing capacity of arch dams is of great importance.

      2. METHODOLOGY The geometric definition of the arch dams is usually based on a Cartesian referential Oxyz, where the origin O is located at the closure of the central alignment of the crest; the axis Ox and Oy, horizontals, are respectively tangent and normal to this central alignment, towards the left abutment and downstream, and the axis Oz is descendent. This paper focuses on the operational modal analysis of the Karun IV dam, the highest concrete arch dam in Iran, based on the responses obtained from ambient vibration tests, which are carried out on the dam during 19 March , and 3 March earthquake with an epicenter about km northeast of the dam. The non-parametric FDD-Wavelet method is used for identification and extraction of Author: R. Tarinejad, K. Falsafian, M. T. Aalami, M. T. Ahmadi.


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The dam was modelled using the program Strand7, and included modelling of the construction staging in order to more accurately determine the stresses in the dam. The present paper describes numerical techniques to the computational simulation of the membrane method for the shape determination of arch dams and subsequent stress analysis in the dam shell.

The method is based on the non linear computation of the membrane deformation using the finite element method. Earthquake Analysis of Arch Dams: Factors to Be Considered Anil K.

Chopra, 1 Abstract: The factors that significantly influence the three-dimensional analysis of arch dams are identified: the semiunbounded size of the reservoir and foundation-rock domains, dam-water interaction, wave absorption at the reservoir boundary, water.

This paper presents the structural identification of an arch dam model for the damaged, repaired and strengthened conditions under different water levels. For this Structural model tests of arch dams book, an arch dam-reservoir. arch dam for a very-wide V shaped canyon (Upper San Joaquin Dam) showing the progression from layout through design (Appendix J2).

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Design of Arch Dams: Design Manual for Concrete Arch Dams. A Water Resources Technical PublicationPrice: $ Written for civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, this book presents the latest research and practical experience in the design of high-arch dams in seismically active regions, from an author team that is highly active and experienced in the design, development and construction of m high arch dams.

FVT and AVT were applied on some large dams and prototype arch dams in the literature. Zhou. et al. () investigated seismic failure of high arch dams using prototype models by vibration tests. In this study, a series of dynamic experiments for 20 models of high arch dams were recently performed on a shaking table, with the water ignored.

Stress and stability analyses for the ft-high New Bullards Bar arch dam in California were conducted by two independent approaches: (1) Three-dimensional trial load method; and (2) structural model tests. Utilization of more than one accepted and proven method for evaluating structural designs of large arch dams is : Archie A.

Stone, Gurmukh S. Sarkaria. 1. Arch and Buttress Dams Unit-III BTCI 2. Syllabus Unit-III Arch and buttress dams: • Types of arch dams, forces on an arch dam, design.

Types of buttress dams. Arch Dam • An Arch Dam is just a Curved Beam, the ends of which are restrained and the way in which the loads are resisted is termed a arch action. 3 Concrete dam engineering Loading: concepts and criteria Gravity dam analysis Buttress dam analysis Arch dam analysis Design features and construction Concrete for dams The roller-compacted concrete gravity dam Upgrading of masonry and concrete dams Worked examples Shell models of arch dams developed with an elastoplastic behaviour of the concrete are presented in this paper.

In the analysis of these models the finite element method is used with a stress-transfer technique to consider the material non-linear by: 5. Currently, most comprehensive geomechanical model tests are applied to dams. Few tests have been applied to the steep slopes or underground caves.

Parameter reduction of rock mass and weak structural plane is the main cause of landslides and cavern by: 5. Arch Dams: Design and Observation of Arch Dams in Portugal.

Design, model testing, and field observation of six arch dams ranging in height from 60 to m, enabled later designs to be modified to gain increased economy with safety; model studies determined stress conditions at irregularities in foundation and around special structures in : M.

Rocha, J.L. Serafim, A.F. da Silveira. can be expected in the response of concrete arch dams to strong earthquake motions [3]. Only by means of the failure physical model is possible to obtain information about these types of structural behaviour of the concrete dams.

Fig. 2. – Possible nonlinear mechanism of the arch dam response [3].Cited by: 5.Structural model tests of arch dams: Glen Canyon and Morrow Point Dams. [George C Rouse; William T Lockman; James A Stubbs; United States. Bureau of Reclamation.].To this end, an arch dam-reservoir-foundation model was built.

In the study, ambient vibration tests were carried out for three test-cases to determine changes in dynamic properties, such as natural frequency, mode shape, and damping ratio before and after retrofitting.