earth dam


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earth dam

[′ərth ‚dam]
(civil engineering)
A dam having the main section built of earth, sand, or rock, and a core of impervious material such as clay or concrete.
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To evaluate the effectiveness of the drain system on the stability of non-homogeneous earth dam, discharging the water reservoir level is considered 15 m in a period of thirty days, and rapid discharge of reservoir event in non-homogeneous earth dam is simulated in three modes regardless of considering drain, with horizontal drain, with chimney drain using the simultaneous analysis of pore water pressure stress by finite element software of Geo-studio.
The purpose of this work is to establish character and causes of the main deteriorations and defects of Lithuanian earth dams (due to environmental impact) on the basis of 2002-2009 performed field investigations and to estimate changes of the technical state of dams in comparison with results of field investigation executed in 1997.
This section of the paper will provide a brief overview on two major USACE earth dam seismic evaluation and liquefaction retrofit projects; Mormon Island Auxiliary Dam and Sardis Dam.
Measuring, controlling and investigating of pore water pressure have significant importance in different stages of earth dam life (construction and operation) [9].
Tenders are invited for 25 Improvement To Earth Dam Of Karlapada Mip In Bhawanipatna Block
Tenders are invited for 22 Improvement To Earth Dam Of Rishigaon Mip In Bhawanipatna Block
Tenders are invited for 23 Mprovement To Earth Dam Of Kasakendu Mip In Bhawanipatna Block
Tenders are invited for Improvement to Earth Dam and Canal of Rishigaon MIP in Bhawanipatna Block under MIPSP 2017-18
Tenders are invited for Improvement to Earth Dam of Rishigaon MIP in Bhawanipatna Block under DPIW 2017-18
Looking first at the work and then at the machines, they consider such aspects as surveys and measurements, ponds and earth dams, costs and management, revolving shovels and excavators, tractors and bulldozers, and compressors and drills.