FOUNDATION AND ABUTMENT TREATMENT FOR ROCKFILL DAMS

THE GENERAL PRACTICE OF HARZA ENGINEERING COMPANY FOR TREATING THE ABUTMENTS AND FOUNDATIONS OF HIGH ROCKFILL DAMS IS CONSIDERED IN GENERAL AND IN DETAIL THROUGH CASE HISTORIES OF SEVERAL PROJECTS. IT IS SHOWN HOW THE SITE GEOLOGY, TYPE AND EXTENT OF ROCK DEFECTS, AND EXTENT OF WEATHERING INFLUENCE THE EMBANKMENT CROSS SECTION AND AXIS LOCATION, EXCAVATION REQUIRED, SURFACE TREATMENT AND GROUTING PATTERNS. THE TREATMENTS REQUIRED FOR EACH PROJECT ARE CONSIDERED AND, THROUGH THE USE OF FIELD OBSERVATIONS, IT IS SHOWN THAT THE TREATMENTS EMPLOYED HAVE BEEN SUCCESSFUL AND THAT THE DAMS ARE PERFORMING SATISFACTORILY.

  • Authors:
    • Acker, R C
    • Jones, J C
  • Publication Date: 1972-10

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  • Accession Number: 00233338
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No Sm 10
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 2 1973 12:00AM