Review of Tsunamis Risk in the Coastal Area of Region VIII (Chile): Prevention Planning

Lopez-Angostura Power Tunnel
The Lopez-Angostura Project is located on the Yaque del Norte River in the Dominican Republic near the City of Santiago. A 24 m high dam, a 3.6 km long power tunnel, a pit powerhouse with...

Infiltration Maintenance in Recharge Facilities of Orange County Water District
The Orange County Water District manages the Orange County ground water basin in western Orange County. In the first 25 years of operation, the District made exclusive use of the Santa...

Dynamic Behavior of R/C Buildings in Viñ del Mar, Chile
The Chilean earthquake of 3 March 1985 resulted in an effective peak acceleration of 0. 36g in the coastal city of Vina del Mar. The city had an inventory of over 400 reinforced concrete...

Port Planning after Earthquake Damage
The earthquake of March 1985 affected two important ports in Chile: Valparaiso and San Antonio. While emergency measures succeeded in solving immediate operational problems, there remain...

Performance of Cogoti Dam Under Seismic Loading
At the time of its completion in 1938, the 280 ft (85 m) high Cogoti concrete face rockfill dam was exceeded in height by only one other dam of its type in the world, Salt Springs Dam....

World's Largest Installation of Fabric-Formed Pile Jackets
One major feature of fabric forming is permeability. One application of this technique is protective encasement of steel H and pipe piles at a major pier in Chile. The Huachipato Pier...

Irrigation Practices in Desert Regions of Chile

Tsunami-Responses of San Pedro Bay and Shelf, CA
The lowest modes of free oscillation of the continental shelf off San Pedro Bay, CA, are determined analytically from geometric models which approximate the shelf as the sector of a cone...

Construction of La Ola Pipe Line, in Chile
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