Seismic Safety Of High Arch Dams

Hardcover | November 12, 2015

byHouqun Chen, Shengxin Wu, Faning Dang

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Written for civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, this book presents the latest research and practical experience in the design of high-arch dams in seismically active regions, from an author team that is highly active and experienced in the design, development and construction of 300m high arch dams. The book covers the entire subject of dam design for seismic regions, including seismic input mechanisms and modeling, non-linear analysis techniques for dam structure and foundations, concrete material properties, and simulation techniques for dam design. Of particular value are the real-world experimental data and design case studies that enhance the book and ensure that readers can apply the theoretical content to their own projects. Break through the conventional concepts in civil engineering discipline and focus on applying new techniques from other subject fields to seismic safety on high-arch dam design in an innovative way Shows how to model and evaluate seismic safety of dams using seismic input, dam response and dynamic resistance Summarizes the methodology and approaches applied to high-arch dam design and construction in China, demonstrates the selection of site-specific seismic input parameters, and enables the reader to apply this to their own specific design challenge

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Written for civil, structural and geotechnical engineers, this book presents the latest research and practical experience in the design of high-arch dams in seismically active regions, from an author team that is highly active and experienced in the design, development and construction of 300m high arch dams. The book covers the entire...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:614 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 12, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128036281

ISBN - 13:9780128036280

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Preface 1 Introduction First Part: Seismic input of High Arch Dam Sites 2 Establishment of graded fortification levels and relevant performance objectives 3 Establishment of Site-specific design seismic input parameters 4 Time History of Design Acceleration 5 Mechanism of seismic input at dam sites Second Part: Seismic Response Analysis and Seismic Safety Evaluation for Dam-Foundation-Reservoir Water System 6 Method of Non-linear dynamic analysis of dam-foundation-reservoir water system 7 Evaluation Of Stability and Seismic Safety for Abutment Rock Body of High Arch Dam 8 Study on Parallel Computation of Seismic Response Analysis of High Arch Dam 9 Analysis of Examples using Parallel Computation for Practical Project Third Part: Dynamic Tests, Numerical Simulation and Mechanism of Dam Concrete 10 Progress of study on Dynamic Mechanics Properties of Dam Concrete 11 Experimental Study on Dynamic Mechanics Properties of Dam Concrete from Rupture Test 12 Experimental Study on Mechanics Properties of Dam Concrete and Their Components in Static Tension 13 Experimental Study on Static and Dynamic Damage-Fracture Properties of Dam Concrete Based on Acoustic Emission Technique 14 Experimental Study on Dynamic Damage-Fracture Properties of Concrete Based on X-ray Computerized Tomography (CT) Technique 15 Study on Numerical Analysis of Dynamic Performance of Fully Graded Dam Concrete References