rock-fill

rock-fill

[′räk ‚fil]
(civil engineering)
Composed of large, loosely placed rocks.
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Contract notice: rock-fill works in the municipality of dives-sur-mer - 17plt008
The rock-fill dam is 200 meters wide and 30 meters high.
The Tokwe Mukorsi Dam is a concrete-face, rock-fill dam on the Tokwe River, just downstream of its confluence with the Mukorsi River, about 72km south of Masvingo.
The objective function and constraint conditions for the design optimization of a concrete face rock-fill dam (CFRD) are nonlinear functions of design variables.
It suggested that the dam's main axis should be downstream and should be a rock-fill type dam.
Development will require rock-fill dike construction to encircle the orebody, which is located just offshore of existing mining operations at Lac de Gras.
GEI Consultants Inc will head the design of the 6,400 acre-foot upper reservoir, a lined impoundment that will be formed by an earth- and rock-fill dam with a maximum height of more than 200 feet and a crest length of 5,900 feet.
Monteverde also told them that rock-fill types of dams, such as Angat, have "inherent elasticity and self-healing characteristic.
The Project consists of over 160m high concrete faced rock-fill dam, large size 20km of head race tunnel by TBM and underground power house.
The dredging contract involves the placing of sand and rock-fill over a 24-month period to create the platform and shore protection.
Static and dynamic constitutive model of rockfill materials with its application in concrete panel rock-fill dams", Doctoral degree thesis of Dalian University of Technology.
The mining method will be changed to cut-and-fill, using cemented rock-fill.