Italian Arch Dam Design and Model Confirmation

by Guido Oberti,

Serial Information: Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, 1962, Vol. 127, Issue 2, Pg. 471-494

Document Type: Journal Paper

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Abstract: Interdependence of art, experience, and science in design of large dams; use of improved analytical methods and large scale model tests in determining static behavior and stability of dams; statical characteristics of principal arched dams in Italy are outlined, and results of model tests of these dams, made at ISMES research laboratory, are given.

Subject Headings: Arch dams | Model tests | Hydraulic models | Scale models | Static tests | Statics (mechanics) |

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