Oroville Dam Diversion Tunnelsby Cortland C. Lanning,
Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1967, Vol. 93, Issue 2, Pg. 51-68
Document Type: Journal Paper
The initial design approach of two 35-ft diam diversion tunnels is presented to provide a means of comparison with their prototype operation by a large magnitude storm. Diversion tunnels are unusual due to their alinement requirements which are based on their being converted to tailrace tunnels for an underground power plant. A list of the model study questions and answers have been included to show the areas of concern during design.
Subject Headings: Tunnels | Dams | Power plants | Model analysis | Comparative studies | Underground structures | Storms
Services: Buy this book/Buy this article
Return to search