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Dam Maintenance And Rehabilitation Ii

Author : Rafael Romeo García
ISBN : 9780203829882
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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As dams age, they are subject to a series of external agents and processes which tend to deteriorate the qualities with which they were originally conceived to stand against these actions. At the same time, it is often necessary to respond to increased safety standards, either in the structural or hydrological fields. Reservoir sedimentation or water quality issues within the reservoir also give raise to problems that must be addressed. Lastly, climatic change in the management of water resources, and the need for sustainability have clearly become new incidence factors with which Dam Owners will have to coexist in the future. Therefore it is obvious that an increase in budget allocation for remedial and conservation measures is required, in order to reach the increasing operation, supply and security measures which are being established. The relevance of this factor is mostly emphasized in developed countries which own an important heritage of aging dams. In this context, Dam Maintenance and Rehabilitation II constitutes a complete review of the state of art in techniques concerning dam retrofitting and conservation. Contributions are presented either in English or Spanish and correspond to a wide range of topics related to dam maintenance, behaviour evaluation and rehabilitation. This shared knowledge and experience will surely be highly relevant for dam academics and professionals at all technical and administrative levels.

Dam Maintenance And Rehabilitation

Author : M. Cabrera
ISBN : 9781351456739
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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During the life of a dam, changes in safety standards, legislation and land use will inevitably occur, and functional deterioration may also appear. To meet these challenges, these Proceedings from a panel of international experts assess, define and re-evaluate the design criteria for the construction of dams and the many attendant issues in on-going maintenance and management. Authors include international specialists: academics, professionals and those in local government, utilities and suppliers. Practitioners from these same fields will find the book a useful tool in acquiring a comprehensive knowledge of managing and retrofitting dams, so that they can continue to meet society's needs.

Hydraulic Structures

Author : Sheng-Hong Chen
ISBN : 9783662473313
Genre : Science
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This book discusses in detail the planning, design, construction and management of hydraulic structures, covering dams, spillways, tunnels, cut slopes, sluices, water intake and measuring works, ship locks and lifts, as well as fish ways. Particular attention is paid to considerations concerning the environment, hydrology, geology and materials etc. in the planning and design of hydraulic projects. It also considers the type selection, profile configuration, stress/stability calibration and engineering countermeasures, flood releasing arrangements and scouring protection, operation and maintenance etc. for a variety of specific hydraulic structures. The book is primarily intended for engineers, undergraduate and graduate students in the field of civil and hydraulic engineering who are faced with the challenges of extending our understanding of hydraulic structures ranging from traditional to groundbreaking, as well as designing, constructing and managing safe, durable hydraulic structures that are economical and environmentally friendly.

Progress In Civil Architectural And Hydraulic Engineering Iv

Author : Yun-Hae Kim
ISBN : 9781315638560
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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The International Conference on Civil, Architectural and Hydraulic Engineering series provides a forum for exchange of ideas and enhancing mutual understanding between scientists, engineers, policymakers and experts in these engineering fields. This book contains peer-reviewed contributions from many experts representing industry and academic establishments worldwide. Authors from different countries have pooled their rich multidisciplinary up-to-date knowledge, in order to share their invaluable experience with the community. The book covers the areas of structural engineering, geotechnical and geological engineering, tunnel, subway and underground facilities, seismic engineering, coastal engineering, disaster prevention and mitigation, surveying engineering, cartography and geographic information systems, computational mechanics and applied mechanics, construction technology, architectural design and its theory, building technology science, renewable energy, energy saving building, low-carbon building, ecological building, urban, rural planning and design, landscape planning and design, traditional construction materials, advanced construction materials, project management, engineering management, civil and construction industry management, infrastructure demand and supply, engineering education. hydrology, water resources, flood and drought management, hydraulic engineering, water purification and wastewater treatment.

Geotextiles Geomembranes And Related Products Canals Reservoirs And Dams Waste Disposal Geomembrane Properties And Testing Mechanical Damage Creep And Durability Miscellaneous Tests Special Products And Applications

Author : G. Den Hoedt
ISBN : 9061911214
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Safety Of Dams

Author : Assembly of Engineering (U.S.). Committee on the Safety of Dams
ISBN : NAP:15068
Genre : Dam safety
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Repair Rehabilitation Ii

Author : American Concrete Institute
ISBN : CORNELL:31924067451694
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Polymer Composites Ii

Author : Robert C. Creese
ISBN : 0849313414
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Based on polymer conferences held in 1999 and 2001, Polymer Composites II: Composites Applications in Infrastructure Renewal and Economic Development is a collection of status reports, success stories, and new opportunities from specific composite applications in infrastructure renewal that provide insight to the resulting economic development and effects. This volume brings together multidisciplinary experts involved with polymer composites who validate their design, construction, and performance and present the role that composites play in infrastructure renewal, detail the technical and regualtory barriers, identify helpful agencies, and estimate the possibilities of economic development.

Improvements In Reservoir Construction Operation And Maintenance

Author : British Dam Society. Conference
ISBN : 0727734709
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Contains the proceedings of the 14th conference of the British Dam Society held at the University of Durham 6-9 September 2006, and covers critical issues relating to Improvements in Reservoir Construction, Operation and Maintenance.

Dams And Appurtenant Works Maintenance Operations And Safety Guideline

Author : United States. National Park Service. Engineering and Safety Services Division
ISBN : MINN:31951D02570204I
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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