Hydraulics

Download e-book for iPad: Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage by Miguel Ángel Toledo,Rafael Morán,Eugenio Oñate

By Miguel Ángel Toledo,Rafael Morán,Eugenio Oñate

ISBN-10: 1138028088

ISBN-13: 9781138028081

In the final many years, the expertise of dam safety has gone through significant developments. The expanding call for for defense in sleek society has created the necessity for reasonable measures to guard serious infrastructure resembling dams. this example has led to the drafting of latest rules and technical manuals in international locations like Norway, Sweden, and the united states, between others.



Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintended Leakage includes the most recent advances in dam safety, and a portfolio of purposes in consultant case reports. the most themes comprise:


- Failure of embankment and urban dams as a result of overtopping or unintended leakage


- tough protections for embankment dams (RCC, wedge-shaped blocks, strengthened concrete slabs)


- gentle protections for embankment dams (rockfill feet, articulated concrete blocks, plants cover)


- Concrete dam protections and extra concerns without delay relating to dam protections



The ebook comprises contributions from the first foreign Seminar on Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintended Leakage (Madrid, Spain, 24-26 November 2014), and likewise a precis of the technical guide "Overtopping safeguard for Dams", released via the U.S. Federal Emergency administration organization (FEMA) in March 2014. Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintended Leakage offers a finished precis of dam protections, overlaying case experiences and utilized study all over the world, and should be useful to execs and teachers in Dam Engineering.

Show description

Read Online or Download Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage PDF

Best hydraulics books

Download PDF by Peter F. Ffolliott,Malchus B. Baker,Carelton B.: Land Stewardship through Watershed Management: Perspectives

We needs to increase the effectiveness ofland stewardship and administration of the world's average assets to fulfill a turning out to be worldwide population's desire for conservation, sustainable improvement, and use of land, water, and different usual assets. Ecosystem-based, mul­ tiple-use land stewardship is critical while contemplating the current and destiny makes use of ofland, water, and different normal assets on an operationally effective scale.

New PDF release: Handbook of Water and Wastewater Treatment Technologies

This instruction manual is an authoritative reference for approach and plant engineers, water remedy plant operators and environmental specialists. useful details is equipped for program to the remedy of consuming water and to business and municipal wastewater. the writer offers fabric for these excited about assembly govt laws, lowering or averting fines for violations, and making within your budget judgements whereas generating a top quality of water through actual, chemical, and thermal recommendations.

Download e-book for kindle: Working Guide to Pump and Pumping Stations: Calculations and by E. Shashi Menon

Operating consultant to Pumps and Pumping Stations: Calculations and Simulations discusses the applying of pumps and pumping stations utilized in pipelines that delivery beverages. It presents an creation to the elemental concept of pumps and the way pumps are utilized to sensible events utilizing examples of simulations, with no wide mathematical research.

Andreas Braeuer's In situ Spectroscopic Techniques at High Pressure PDF

In situ Spectroscopic suggestions at excessive strain offers a finished therapy of in-situ functions of spectroscopic suggestions at excessive strain and their operating ideas, permitting the reader to strengthen a deep realizing of which measurements are available with each one strategy, what their boundaries are, and for which software every one process is most suitable.

Additional resources for Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage

Example text

Download PDF sample

Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage by Miguel Ángel Toledo,Rafael Morán,Eugenio Oñate


by Mark
4.0

Rated 4.16 of 5 – based on 14 votes