Regional Stress Field Due to Water-Filling at Sanxia Dam

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by Jicun Wang, Inst of Crustal Stress, Beijing, China,
Chunrong Xu, Inst of Crustal Stress, Beijing, China,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil and Building Engineering

Abstract: This paper uses the observed stress values to simulate the tectonic stress field in the reservoir. Based on the increment analysis method. we discuss the effects and variations of the regional stress field due to both the hydrostatic load and media softening after water filling. The possibility of reservoir induced earthquake has also analyzed.

Subject Headings: Stress analysis | Reservoirs | Earthquakes | Hydrostatics | Load factors | Water management | Dams | Mathematics |

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