Development of Dam Engineering in the United States


Very large heavy volume. From the Table of Contents: Influence of Some Related Technologies on Technology of Dams-Wallace Chadwick; Concrete Gravity Dams-Jerome Raphael; Concrete Arch Dams--Jan Veltrop; Concrete Buttress Dams-James Legas; Earthfill Dams-John Lowe III, Rockfill Dams-J. Barry Cooke and Arthur Strassburger; Dam Safety Engineering-Robert Jansen. Each section covers specific dams with a color aerial photo, a page of technical data, technical drawings and several pages of the dam's description, background, site conditions, seismicity, manin features, construction materials and methods and performance. 1,072pp

Title: Development of Dam Engineering in the United States

Author: Kollgaard, Eric B.;Cooke, J. Barry;Chadwick, Wallace L.;United States Committee on Large Dams

Categories: Architecture, Technical/Technology,

Publisher: Pergamon Books: 1988

ISBN Number: 0080346855

ISBN Number 13: 9780080346854

Binding: Oversize Hardback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Size: XL

Seller ID: 117117

Keywords: Concrete Gravity Dams, Arch Dams, Buttress Dams, Earthfill, Rockfill, Trial Load, Constand Angle Double Curvature, ,