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GRAVITY DAMS by Calvin V Davis
ARCH DAMS by Ivan E Houk
Stress Distribution in Arch Dams
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abutment arch dams basin bottom buttress buttress dam canal capacity cavitation cent chamber coefficient computed concrete construction crest curve dashpot depth determined diameter discharge downstream drainage effect efficiency elevation embankment Engineering equation factor factor of safety fill filter flocculation flood flow flume formula foundation Francis turbine friction gate gravity gravity dam head loss hoist Hoover Dam horizontal hydraulic impervious inlet installed intake irrigation joints material maximum method needle valves normal operation outlet penstock piers pipe plant pressure pumps radial ratio reinforced reservoir riprap River rock rock-fill runner sand seepage shear shearing stresses shown in Fig slope soil specific speed spillway steel storage stream structure Table Tainter gate tank tests thickness tion tunnel turbine unit upstream face usually vary velocity head vertical wall water hammer water load water surface weight wheel