Arch Dams: Measurements and Studies of Behavior of Kamishiiba Dam

by H. Kimishima,
C.C. Bonin,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1957, Vol. 83, Issue 1, Pg. 1-41

Document Type: Journal Paper


Dam 113 m high was analyzed by modified trial load method; 480 different types of Carlson meters were embedded in concrete and rock foundations for investigation of actual behavior; results of preliminary investigations; deformations and stresses in concrete and foundation rock; measurement of deflections and stresses caused by loading from typhoon waters before completion of dam.

Subject Headings: Arch dams | Concrete dams | Dam foundations | Stress analysis | Earthfill dams | Load factors | Rocks | Deformation (mechanics)

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