Concrete Face Rockfill Dams (Balkema Book) (Hardcover)

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Concrete Face Rockfill Dams (Balkema Book) (Hardcover)


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Concrete Face Rockfill Dams presents the state-of-the-art of dam design and construction. This consulting guide presents details and analyses of twenty-eight large CRFD dams worldwide, including the highest dam in the world. Twelve chapters provide specialist information on concepts, designs, technical specifications, construction details, and instrumentation. Both successes and failures that have led to substantial knowledge breakthroughs are discussed. Moreover, attention is paid to the plans for a CFRD dam over 300 meters high. Intended for dam engineers, this illustrated reference volume is also warmly recommended to other engineering professionals working on the design, construction, and operation of dams and related hydraulic structures.

Product Details ISBN: 9780415578691
ISBN-10: 0415578698
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: September 23rd, 2010
Pages: 408
Language: English
Series: Balkema Book