The Evaluation of Dam Safety

American Society of Civil Engineers

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-088-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-088-3 (ISBN-10), 1977, Soft Cover, Pg. 529
13.7 x 21.5 cm
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Conference information: Engineering Foundation Conference Proceedings | Pacific Grove, California, United States | November 28-December 3, 1976

Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference on the Evaluation of Dam Safety, held in the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, California, November 28 December 3, 1976. Sponsored by the American Society of Civil Engineers. The Evaluation of Dam Safety contains many papers covering a broad range of relevant issues in dam safety. Topics include status of dam safety, failure and near failure, safety inspections, evaluation of statistic stability, evaluation of seismic stability, evaluation of hydrologic and hydraulic conditions, and the role of engineering firms in a national dam safety program. These proceedings will be of interest to both practitioners and researchers evaluating dam safety.

Subject Headings: Dam failures | Dam safety | Failure analysis | Dam foundations | Inspection | Statistics | Seismic tests | Hydrology


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