Accession Number:

ADA123915

Title:

Air Demand and Vibration Measurements, Wynoochee Dam Wynoochee River, Washington.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

ARMY ENGINEER WATERWAYS EXPERIMENT STATION VICKSBURG MS HYDRAULICS LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1982-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

50.0

Abstract:

Tests were conducted to determine 1 the magnitude of vibrations occurring at the dam structure, Vista House, and sluice gate, 2 gate-lip pressure fluctuations, 3 airflow rates, and 4 if correlation existed between the gate and Vista House vibrations. The measurements were made for a full range of gate openings at 1-ft increments from 1 through 10 ft with essentially full pool 799 ft msl. Data reduction and analysis by WES indicated a frequency correlation of small magnitude between the gate-lip pressures and Vista House vibrations during test 17 gate opening 9 ft. The measured air vent velocities and head losses were within the limits suggested by EM 1110-2-1602. The maximum air vent flow occurred when the sluice gate was fully open. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE