The Effect of Pore Pressures on Stresses in Gravity Dams

by O.C. Zienkiewicz,


Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1956, Vol. 82, Issue 4, Pg. 1-16


Document Type: Journal Paper

Abstract:

Triangular shaped dam is analyzed, and general elastic solution obtained which is valid for any arbitrary type of pressure variation; numerical answers given to special case, where line of drains placed inside dam reduced pore pressures discontinuously; general conclusions are drawn from results of computations.



Subject Headings: Gravity dams | Pore pressure | Gravity forces | Elastic analysis | Dams | Computing in civil engineering | Numerical analysis | Arbitration | Drainage

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