New PDF release: Dam Protections against Overtopping and Accidental Leakage

By Miguel Ángel Toledo,Rafael Morán,Eugenio Oñate

ISBN-10: 1138028088

ISBN-13: 9781138028081

In the final many years, the expertise of dam safeguard has passed through significant developments. The expanding call for for safeguard in smooth society has created the necessity for good value measures to guard severe infrastructure comparable to dams. this case has ended in the drafting of recent rules and technical manuals in international locations like Norway, Sweden, and the united states, between others.



Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintended Leakage includes the most recent advances in dam safeguard, and a portfolio of functions in consultant case stories. the most themes contain:


- Failure of embankment and urban dams because of overtopping or unintended leakage


- difficult protections for embankment dams (RCC, wedge-shaped blocks, strengthened concrete slabs)


- smooth protections for embankment dams (rockfill ft, articulated concrete blocks, plants cover)


- Concrete dam protections and extra concerns without delay on the topic of dam protections



The ebook contains contributions from the first overseas Seminar on Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintentional Leakage (Madrid, Spain, 24-26 November 2014), and likewise a precis of the technical handbook "Overtopping safety for Dams", released through the U.S. Federal Emergency administration company (FEMA) in March 2014. Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintentional Leakage offers a complete precis of dam protections, masking case reviews and utilized study all over the world, and should be valuable to execs and teachers in Dam Engineering.

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By Miguel Ángel Toledo,Rafael Morán,Eugenio Oñate

ISBN-10: 1138028088

ISBN-13: 9781138028081

In the final many years, the expertise of dam safeguard has passed through significant developments. The expanding call for for safeguard in smooth society has created the necessity for good value measures to guard severe infrastructure comparable to dams. this case has ended in the drafting of recent rules and technical manuals in international locations like Norway, Sweden, and the united states, between others.



Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintended Leakage includes the most recent advances in dam safeguard, and a portfolio of functions in consultant case stories. the most themes contain:


- Failure of embankment and urban dams because of overtopping or unintended leakage


- difficult protections for embankment dams (RCC, wedge-shaped blocks, strengthened concrete slabs)


- smooth protections for embankment dams (rockfill ft, articulated concrete blocks, plants cover)


- Concrete dam protections and extra concerns without delay on the topic of dam protections



The ebook contains contributions from the first overseas Seminar on Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintentional Leakage (Madrid, Spain, 24-26 November 2014), and likewise a precis of the technical handbook "Overtopping safety for Dams", released through the U.S. Federal Emergency administration company (FEMA) in March 2014. Dam Protections opposed to Overtopping and unintentional Leakage offers a complete precis of dam protections, masking case reviews and utilized study all over the world, and should be valuable to execs and teachers in Dam Engineering.

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