Structures of Debris Flow Countermeasures

The Effect of Open Dams on Debris Flows

Retaining Function of Open-Type Sabo Dams

The Flow Field and Impact Force on a Debris Dam

Water Works
The largest water pipeline under construction is in Botswana, in Africa. The North/South carrier project is phase one of a three phase program to bring water to this arid country. Letsobogo...

Little Conemaugh Dam Failure

Recycling Penn Forest Dam
Almost since it's construction more than 30 years ago, the Penn Forest Dam had suffered severe seepage, leading officials in Bethlehem, Penn., to wonder how secure their largest...

Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities
Prepared by the Task Committee on Guidelines for Retirement of Dams and Hydroelectric Facilities of the Hydropower Committee of the Energy Division of ASCE. ...

Old Aswan Dam
Egypt's Aswan Dam is almost 100 years old, and engineers performed tests of the masonry, conducting petrographic and chemical analyses. The High and Aswan Dam Authority of...

Grouting to Great Depths
Logan Martin dam on the Coosa River in Alabama has been plagued by underseepage since its construction in 1964. The karst forming the dam's foundation allows water to flow...

Power-Generating Dams: Lifelines
This section provides an overview of power generating dams, including major components and subsystems. Also present are general post-earthquake investigation procedures for dams....

A Large-Scale Experiment on Breaching in Sand-Dikes

Examples of Structural Identification from Measured Earthquake Response: Buildings, Bridges, and Dams

Ground Penetrating Radar for Infrastructure Condition Assessment and Geophysical Applications: A Review

Spawning a Hydroelectric Plant
A hydroelectric facility which utilizes fishway attraction water on the Columbia River between Washington and Oregon will tap a neglected source of power and save many endangered fish...

Optimal Reliability-Based Design of Check Dam Structure

Comparison of Hazard and Acceptable Risk Criteria

Surface Oriented Fishway and Fish Guidance Curtain
We, the the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Walla Walla District, are developing a juvenile salmonid surface bypass and collection prototype for Lower Granite Dam. One of the more promising...

Dam Foundation Erosion Study: The Design of a Sidewall Orifice for Simulation of a Free Trajectory Overtopping Jet
This paper describes the design of a sidewall discharging orifice for simulation of a free trajectory overtopping jet. A sidewall orifice discharges through the sidewall of a pipe. The...

Surface Bypass-Collector Concepts and Performance
Surfacetype bypass collectors and concepts are described. Biological and engineering requirements to pass juvenile salmonids at Snake–Columbia River dams are presented. The components,...

 

 

 

 

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