Glen Canyon Powerplant

by S. Judd,

Serial Information: Journal of the Power Division, 1961, Vol. 87, Issue 2, Pg. 41-56

Document Type: Journal Paper


Short review of dam construction; aspects of construction of power plant; site selection and structural and architectural design of power plant; cross-canyon structure is located at downstream end of dam and comprises 8 generating units of 112,-500 kw capacity each; design analysis of mass concrete foundation, cast in-situ concrete walls, steel columns and metal window-walls; concrete roof is reinforced against falling rock near canyon walls.

Subject Headings: Concrete dams | Concrete columns | Reinforced concrete | Dam foundations | Construction sites | Steel construction | Steel structures | Canyons

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