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
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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