Arch Dams: Portuguese Experience with Overflow Arch Dams

by A.C. Xerez,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-27

Document Type: Journal Paper


Important part of every dam, affecting both safety and cost, is arrangement by which flood waters by-pass it; paper discusses Portuguese experience with arch dam spillways; problems involved in various types, actual examples presented.

Subject Headings: Arch dams | Overflow | Spillways | Dam safety | Floods

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