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Pressure Bulb and Seat of settlement

Sunday, November 18, 2012 0:49 No Comments

Pressure bulb A pressure bulb is a stress isobar that is a line containing all the points

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Types of Dams | Design criteria | Factors affecting Design

Monday, November 12, 2012 21:46 No Comments

Types of dams with respect to different considerations Dams have following types with respect to different considerations.

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Definition of Soil Shear strength

Tuesday, October 30, 2012 9:47 No Comments

Soil Shear strength The soil shear strength is a measure of its resistance to deformation by continuous

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Geotechnical analysis and design of earth dams | Causes of Dam Failure

Friday, June 1, 2012 23:40 No Comments

Geotechnical analysis and design of earth dams There are many geotechnical considerations that are considered in the geotechnical analysis and design of earth dams. Following are the major considerations in analysis and design of earthen dams.

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Types of Earthen dams | Rock fill earth dams | Earth rock dams

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 16:35 No Comments

Types of Earth dams There are following types. Rock fill earth dams

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Definition of Earthen Dams | Characteristics of Earthen Dams

Tuesday, May 29, 2012 15:35 No Comments

Earthen Dams Earthen Dams or Earth dams are the dams which are built of compacted soil or rock fragments.

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Definition of Dams | Components of a Dam | Purpose of a Dam

Friday, May 25, 2012 20:41 No Comments

Definition of Dams Dams are earth or concrete barriers built across the drainage course to impound water. The lakes they create are called reservoirs.

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Definition of Riprap

Friday, May 25, 2012 18:37 No Comments

Riprap A foundation or sustaining wall of stones or chunks of concrete thrown together without any order. Or

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Factors affecting slope stability | Causes of Slope Failure

Thursday, May 3, 2012 16:32 3 Comments

Factors affecting slope stability Slope stability is affected by the following factors.

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Definition of Unrestrained slope | Slope Stability analysis

Thursday, May 3, 2012 5:54 No Comments

Slope stability analysis To check the safety of natural slopes, slopes of excavations and compacted embankments,

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