Arch Dams: Design and Observation of Arch Dams in Portugalby M. Rocha,
A.F. da Silveira,
Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 3, Pg. 1-49
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Design, model testing, and field observation of six arch dams ranging in height from 60 to 135 m, enabled later designs to be modified to gain increased economy with safety; model studies determined stress conditions at irregularities in foundation and around special structures in arch.
Subject Headings: Arch dams | Model analysis | Field tests | Model tests | Foundation design | Structural models | Dam foundations | Hydraulic models | Portugal | Europe
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