Nonlinear Earthquake Analysis of Concrete Gravity Dams Including Sliding
The sliding stability of a concrete gravity dam during a design earthquake must be investigated to assess the seismic safety of the dam. A new numerical procedure for solving the equations...

Design, Construction, and Maintenance of Relief Wells
Technical Engineering and Design Guides, as adapted from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, No. 3 This engineering manual provides guidance and information...

Tailwater Fishery Management Using a Fish Bioenergetics Model
Water releases from TVA reservoirs exert great influence on downstream water quality. Analytical tools to quantify biological response to altered environmental conditions, such as dissolved...

Historical and Enhanced Edwards Aquifer Recharge

Nakajima Subsurface Dam
A new water resource is generated by a subsurface dam. This paper presents the design, construction, and monitoring of a test subsurface dam in an alluvial valley of an island for both...

Simulating Hourly Hydropower Operations for the Assessment of Environmental and Economic Impact
Generation of peaking power at Glen Canyon Dam causes river flow and stage to fluctuate on an hourly basis. This has been shown to impact the downstream physical and biological environment....

Evaluating the Steady State Stochastic Dynamic Programming Model for the High Aswan Dam
The paper describes the results of a study to critically evaluate and test the Steady State Stochastic Dynamic Programming model (SSDP). Whenever a reservoir computer model is developed,...

Roller Compacted Concrete IV
This engineering manual Roller-Compacted Concrete from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides information and guidance on the use of roller-compacted...

Round Rock Dam, Outlet Works Modification

Application of Fuzzy Logic in Civil Engineering in Japan
In various engineering fields, many applications of fuzzy logic have been attempted, some of which have been applied for practical use. In this paper, civil engineering applications of...

Analysis of the Juturnaiba Embankment Dam Built on an Organic Soft Clay
The Juturnaiba Dam, located in the northern part of Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil, has 1.2 km of its length built on an organic soft clay about four meters deep. The construction of the...

Performance of Nanhua Dam During Construction
The pore pressure response and settlement during the construction of Nanhua dam were studied by several methods, including Hilf's method, laboratory stress path simulation and numerical...

An Adaptive Nine-Point Finite Volume Roe Scheme for Two-Dimensional Saint-Venant Equations
The system of Saint Venant equations is considered numerically. A Roe approximate solver coupled to a nine-point finite volume spatial discretization is introduced at the same time as...

Finite Element Algorithms for Modelling Flood Propagation
The paper details the numerical solutions adopted in the TELEMAC-2D code that solves the shallow water equations. The numerical choices have been driven by the need for computational efficiency...

Object-Oriented Finite Volume Dam-Break Model
This paper is devoted to Object-Oriented analysis and design techniques to two computational modules in the field of dam-breaking. The C++ Object-Oriented...

Free surface flow modelling on a complex topography
The aim of this paper is to describe the different construction stages and the validation of a free surface flow model on a complex topography. This model is based on the two dimensional...

Laboratory and Field Evaluation of Acoustic Velocity Meters
A project is currently underway to evaluate the performance of 27 acoustic flowmeters used at Hoover, Davis, and Parker Dams on the lower Colorado River. Field surveys and laboratory testing...

Non-Intrusive Experimental Setup for Inflatable Dam Models
A method which allows for a non-intrusive evaluation of the dynamic response of the inflatable dams under overflow and impounding water conditions is presented. The internal pressure variations...

Probable Maximum Flood Estimation for New and Existing Dams
Although various attempts have been made to streamline the procedures to determine PMF hydrographs for the design of new and rehabilitation of existing dams, there still remains a great...

Natural and Dam Break Flood Routing in Mountain Rivers
The accuracy of four one-dimensional flood routing methods is assessed for extreme floods in various mountain river settings. This preliminary assessment focusses on the prediction of...

 

 

 

 

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