Control of Cracking in TVA Concrete Gravity Dams

by W.F. Emmons,
O. Lavik,
P.L. Hornby,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1960, Vol. 86, Issue 1, Pg. 11-38

Document Type: Journal Paper


All concrete dams of TVA are of straight gravity type; methods which have been used to control cracking of mass concrete in four largest of these; results include description of cracks observed during and after construction.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Gravity dams | Cracking | Federal government | Construction methods | Mass concrete | Infrastructure construction | Concrete construction

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