Accession Number:

ADA402909

Title:

Engineering and Design. Gravity Dam Design

Descriptive Note:

Engineer manual

Corporate Author:

CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1995-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

88.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this manual is to provide technical criteria and guidance for the planning and design of concrete gravity dams for civil works projects. Specific areas covered include design considerations, load conditions, stability requirements, methods of stress analysis, seismic analysis guidance, and miscellaneous structural features. Information is provided on the evaluation of existing structures and methods for improving stability.

Subject Categories:

  • Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE