Geologic Investigation of Dam Sites by the SCSby G.M. Brune,
Serial Information: Journal of the Soil Mechanics and Foundations Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 4, Pg. 1-13
Document Type: Journal Paper
Abstract: Role of geologists in Soil Conservation Service, particularly in connection with dam building; types of drilling equipment used, organization of parties, and costs of drilling; drilling investigations involving foundations, emergency spillways, borrow material, and embankment drainage; geologic reports and laboratory analyses.
Subject Headings: Site investigation | Geology | Subsurface investigation | Dams | Embankment dams | Dam foundations | Soil analysis | Drilling | Equipment and machinery | Organizations | Drilled pier foundations | South Carolina | North America | United States
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