Earth and Rockfill Dams: Principles for Design and Construction

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CRC Press, Jan 1, 1997 - Technology & Engineering - 250 pages
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This text methodically demonstrates the basic rules for the design criteria of earthfill and rockfill dams. It expertly guides the reader from preliminary work through the design of various embankment dams and on to the construction and finally the control of safety in completed structures.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PROJECT DEVELOPMENT
9
INVESTIGATIONS OF THE SUBSTRATA AND THE NATURAL
17
TYPES OF DAMS
83
ASSESSMENT OF THE PERFORMANCE OF DAMS
91
DESIGN OF EARTH AND ROCKFILL DAMS
105
STABILITY ANALYSIS
219
CONSTRUCTION OF EARTH AND ROCKFILL DAMS
232
MONITORING OF THE SAFETY AND THE PERFORMANCE
296
DATA OF THE DAMS DESCRIBED AND PICTURED
311
SUBJECT INDEX
329
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