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

Abstract: 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: Canyons | Dams | Foundation design | Dam foundations | Rivers and streams | Structural behavior | Concrete dams | Hydraulic design | Concrete structures | Drop structures | Colorado River

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