Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams Using Microcomputers

by R. J. Slopek, Monenco Consultants Ltd, Canada,
L. Lam, Monenco Consultants Ltd, Canada,
J. O. H. Nunn, Monenco Consultants Ltd, Canada,



Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Waterpower '89

Abstract:

Monenco Consultants Limited has developed a microcomputer program entitled 'DS2' for the stability analysis of concrete gravity dams. This paper discusses this program as well as two spreadsheet programs which were developed to analyze uplift and the internal stresses in concrete gravity dams.



Subject Headings: Gravity dams | Concrete dams | Stress analysis | Gravity forces | Computer analysis | Spreadsheets | Uplifting behavior

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