## The response of earth dams to earthquakes |

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### Contents

Chapter | 2 |

The Performance of Earth Dans During Past | 7 |

General Classification of Earth Dams | 16 |

Copyright | |

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acceleration distributions accelerometer amplitude assumed average seismic coefficient axis base behaviour Bon Tempe dam borehole canyon shape compacted earth fill computed confining pressure constant shear modulus crest cube root cycles/second dam height dam section damping factors damping forces depth dimensional shear slice displacements Duhamel integral dynamic response characteristics dynamic seismic coefficients earth dams earthquake response element stresses evaluated finite element analysis finite element theory forced vibration tests forces acting foundation free vibration frequencies and mode ft./sec function fundamental frequency fundamental period given ground acceleration ground motion hence horizontal shear hydraulic fill hysteretic influence lateral forces load longitudinal magnitude and distribution material properties maximum mode shapes modes of vibration natural frequencies nodal point observed obtained response curves response theories samples shapes of vibration shear strain shear stress shear wave velocity shown in Fig slab soil solution static stresses structure values vertical viscous damping