Steel Lining for Pressure Shafts in Solid Rocks

by E.W. Vaughan,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 2, Pg. 1-40

Document Type: Journal Paper


Methods used in design of two shafts for underground hydroelectric plants in Brazil; general features compared with those of other shafts constructed elsewhere; design of steel for internal pressure under operating conditions and external ground water pressure; details of design and construction.

Subject Headings: Construction methods | Shafts | Steel | Rocks | Linings | Solid mechanics | Steel construction | Underground construction | Developing countries | Groundwater | Brazil | South America

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