Construction of Recent RCD-Concrete Dam Projects in Japan

by Shigeyoshi Nagataki, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Civil, Engineering Dep, Tokyo, Japan,
Tsutomu Yanagida, Tokyo Inst of Technology, Civil, Engineering Dep, Tokyo, Japan,
Tadahiko Okumura, (M.ASCE), Tokyo Inst of Technology, Civil, Engineering Dep, Tokyo, Japan,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Roller Compacted Concrete

Abstract: The Japanese Ministry of Construction has organized a committee which has been promoting research concerning rationalized concrete dam construction. A part of this research is the work being done on a new method of constructing concrete dams-the RCD-method. This paper describes recent dam construction by the RCD-concrete in Japan. This development was pioneered in the world by the Ministry of Construction.

Subject Headings: Infrastructure construction | Concrete dams | Dams | Concrete construction | Control systems | Vibration | Compaction (material) | Earthfill dams | Concrete | Japan | Asia

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