Design Features of Glen Canyon Dam

by E.R. Schultz,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1962, Vol. 88, Issue 2, Pg. 113-142

Document Type: Journal Paper


Dam under construction is principal structure of Colorado River Storage Project in Upper Colorado River Basin; various design features described; topics included are geology of foundation, stress studies of dam, structural behavior instrumentation, foundation treatment, temperature control of mass concrete, design of penstocks, river outlets, and spillway, and diversion and care of river.

Subject Headings: Dam foundations | Rivers and streams | Foundation design | Concrete dams | Structural behavior | Canyons | Dams | Concrete structures | Colorado River

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