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Earthquake resistance of earth and rock-fill dams

A. G. Franklin

Earthquake resistance of earth and rock-fill dams

report 5, permanent displacements of earth embankments by Newmark sliding block analysis

by A. G. Franklin

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Published by [Dept. of Defense, Dept. of the Army], Corps of Engineers, Waterways Experiment Station, Soils and Pavements Laboratory in Vicksburg, Miss .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hydraulic structures -- Earthquake effects.,
  • Earth dams.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Arley G. Franklin, Frank K. Chang.
    SeriesMiscellaneous paper - Waterways Experiment Station ; S-71-17
    ContributionsChang, Frank K., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers., Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.). Soils and Pavement Laboratory.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination58 p. in various pagings :
    Number of Pages58
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16494129M

    Earthquake Resistance of Earth and Rock- Fill Dams; Permanent Displacements of Earth Embankments by Newmark Sliding Block Analysis," Miscellaneous Paper S .   The damage or effect of an earthquake on earth and rock-fill dams depends on the geology of the site, soil conditions, stability of the foundation, characteristics of the slopes, and slopes in the reservoir, as well as the seismo-dynamic considerations that are taken into account in the analysis of complementary structures (spillways, intake.

    Its concrete face rock-fill dam of the upper reservoir is about m in height. The seismic response characteristics of dam body under design earthquake condition are calculated by using the three-dimensional nonlinear finite element method and the Hardin-Dernevich model. Get this from a library! Dynamic safety of earth and rockfill dams. [Tatsuo Ohmachi; Jiro Kuwano; United Nations Development Programme.] -- The text covers earthquake motion and seismicity, earthquake damage to embankment dams, earthquake response of dams, dynamic properties of materials, dynamic stresses in embankments, earthquake.

    failure of earth dams, or other hazards. The process leading to such loss ofstrengthorstiffness is calledsoilliquefaction. Itis a phenomenon associated primarily, but not exclusively, with saturated cohesionless soils. Soil liquefaction has been observed in almost all large earthquakes, and in some cases it has caused much damage. The.   The planning, design, and performance of the Yele asphalt-core rockfill dam in Sichuan Province, China, are presented. The dam has a maximum height of m, is located in a very seismic region with inclement climate, and is founded on a geologically complex foundation, partly resting on a deep and pervious alluvial overburden and partly on bedrock.


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Earthquake resistance of earth and rock-fill dams by A. G. Franklin Download PDF EPUB FB2

DTIC ADA Earthquake Resistance of Earth and Rock-Fill Dams. Report 5. Permanent Displacements of Earth Embankments by Newmark Sliding Block Analysis. Earthquake resistance of earth and rock-fill dams: report 5, permanent displacements of earth embankments by Newmark sliding block analysis Author: A G Franklin ; Frank K Chang.

Ahlberg, J.E., Fowler, J., & Heller, L.W. EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE OF EARTH AND ROCK-FILL DAMS. REPORT 2. ANALYSIS OF RESPONSE OF RIFLE GAP DAM TO PROJECT RULISON UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR DETONATION. Country unknown/Code not available. In this book, Khan explains the latest theory, design applications and Code Provisions.

Earthquake-Resistant Structures features seismic design and retrofitting techniques for low and high raise buildings, single and multi-span bridges, dams and nuclear facilities. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features surface cracks crest curves cutoff dams constructed density developed downstream slope drainage drains drawdown drilled dumped earth dams earthquake embankment material embankment sections engineers estimated excavation factor of safety.

Earthquake Resistance of Earth and Rock-fill Dams. US Army Corps of Engineers Waterways Experiment Station, Miscellaneous Paper S– Goodman, R.E.

and Seed, H.B. In this paper, seismic recommendations for earth and rock fill dams are presented. These recommendations will be included into the Seismic Design Chapter of the seismic design handbook of CFE. Finally, available methods for evaluating the stability and deformations of the slopes of a dam due to earthquake shaking are reviewed and their applicability illustrated.

Conclusions are drawn concerning the significance of the type of soil used for construction and the possibility of delayed failure, after the earthquake ground motions have. Book December considerations in the earthquake resistant design of earth and rock fill dams.

Article. Jan ; Water pressure on dams during earthquakes. Article. Jan ; H. Some structures, including long bridges, large earth dams, and major manufacturing facilities, are so long in at least one of their dimensions that different points on the base can be subjected to significantly different earthquake excitations.A simple example to introduce this type of problem is shown in Fig which can be viewed as an idealized version of a bridge supported on three.

earth and rock-fill dams. The general principles presented herein are also applicable to the design and construction of earth levees. The construction of earth dams by hydraulic means was curtailed in the 's due to economic considerations and liquefaction concerns during earthquake loading and are not discussed herein.

The stability and safety are very important issues for the dam structure which are built in seismic regions. The dam body consists of soil materials that behave nonlinearly modelled with finite elements. The numerical investigation employs a fully nonlinear finite element analysis considering linear and elastic-plastic constitutive model to describe the material properties of the soil.

structure interaction (foundation response to seismic loading), earthquake-induced earth pressures on retaining walls, and an assessment of the impacts of geologic hazards on the structures. Geotechnical Seismic Design Policies Seismic Performance Objectives In general, the AASHTO Load and Resistance Factor Design (LRFD) Bridge Design.

InNewmark described methods for computing permanent displacements of embankments subjected to earthquake loading, and provided a chart for estimating the upper bounds of permanent displacements on the basis of a sliding block model and four earthquake records.

Since that time, many additional strong-motion records have been obtained in the western United States, and it was decided. Earthquake Resistance of Rock-Fill Dams. Tests on effects of earthquakes on rock fill dams with earthen cores were performed on 1/ scale models of two types of dams, one having inclined core near upstream face, and other having central core; models were subjected simultaneously to water loadings and to simulated earthquakes; test results show that rock fill dams inherently are very resistant to earthquakes.

Critical Areas of Concern in Earthquake Management 8 Overview of Past Initiatives in India 10 A Recent Initiative in India 10 Earthquake Engineering Education 11 The Approach to Earthquake Management 11 The Framework for Earthquake Management 12 DM Plans 12 Institutional Mechanisms for.

EARTHQUAKE RESISTANCE OF EARTH AND ROCK-FILL DAMS Report 2 ANALYSIS OF RESPONSE OF RIFLE GAP DAM TO PROJECT RULISON UNDERGROUND NUCLEAR DETONATION by J. Ahlberg, J. Fowler, L W. Heller June Sponsored by Office, Chief of Engineers, U. Army Conducted by U.

Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station. proposed embankment dam is suitable for the dam site, the evaluation should investigate such questions as: • Are the dam and its foundation susceptible to internal or external erosion. • Is the dam subject to overtopping considering its operational characteristics and various credible loading conditions.

Natural dams may cause upstream flooding as the lake rises and downstream flooding as a result of failure of the dam. Although data are few, for the same potential energy at ttye dam site, downstream flood peaks from the failure of glacier-ice dams 4re less than those from landslide, moraine, and constructed earth-fill and rock-fill dam failures.

Dams and earthquake This title is part of the ICE Publishing complete digital collection - helping ensure access to essential engineering content from past to present. Proceedings of a conference with the British section of ICOLD and SECED held on October. of earth and rock-fill dams, slopes of other types of embankments, excavated slopes, and natural slopes in soil and soft rock.

Methods for analysis of slope stability are described and are illustrated by examples in the appendixes. Criteria are presented for strength tests, analysis conditions, and factors of .Earthquake resistance of earth and rock-fill dams: report 3, feasibility of simulating earthquake effects on earth and rock-fill dams using underground nuclear events.

By Waterways Experiment Station (U.S.) and United States.Earth-rock dam plays an important role in water conservancy project, but there were many damage cases caused by earthquakes, so it is necessary to investigate dynamic responses of earth-rock dams under combined action of earthquake and wave.

Considering material nonlinearity, seepage, wave action, fluid-solid interaction, liquid sloshing, a numerical calculation model is established, and.