Seismic Decision Analysis for Jackson Lake Dam

by Thomas A. Luebke, US Bureau of Reclamation, Denver, CO, USA,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Dynamics of Structures


This paper presents a framework for decision analysis that can be applied to seismic dam safety problems. The framework provides a means for displaying uncertainties in a manner that allows an informed decision. A case history is provided to illustrate the application of seismic decision analysis to a particular embankment dam.

Subject Headings: Seismic tests | Seismic effects | Embankment dams | Failure analysis | Lakes | Risk management | Dam failures | Dam safety

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