Vibration of Gates during Overflow and Underflow

by Eduard Naudascher,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 1, Pg. 384-407

Document Type: Journal Paper


Violent vibrations may occur at dam or weir gates being subjected simultaneously to overflow and underflow; model studies have been made to evaluate frequency and magnitude of exciting forces for different types of gates and aprons; design criteria and basic mechanism of excitation are presented.

Subject Headings: Gates (hydraulic) | Vibration | Dams | Weirs | Overflow | Subsurface flow | Hydraulic models | Excitation (physics)

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