Use of Materials from Structural Excavations

by J.W. Hilf,

Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 2, Pg. 1-17

Document Type: Journal Paper


Design of rolled earth dam may be influenced significantly by materials available from excavations for appurtenant spillways, outlet works and powerplant; magnitudes of these excavations for 32 major dams designed by Bureau of Reclamation are listed together with 3 examples of their influence on embankment design.

Subject Headings: Excavation | Construction materials | Hydraulic design | Earthfill dams | Power plants | Bureau of Reclamation | Spillways | Earth materials

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