By Ernest Wahlstrom
Comprised of 10 chapters, this quantity starts with an outline of the geotechnical features of making plans and development of dams and reservoirs, besides the starting place, nature, and significance of difficulties linked to the root fabrics for use. It then seems to be on the geological type of normal elements and the strengths of those elements by way of their beginning, textile, and mineralogy; excavation and filling of valleys; the impact of geologic constitution within the improvement of erosional and depositional gains in valleys; and the movement of water (seepage) underneath dams and round abutments. The reader is additionally brought to groundwater hydrology because it pertains to the circulation of water via anisotropic fabrics underneath status or working our bodies of water on the Earth's floor and underneath dams; the mechanics of dam foundations; and excavations and dam building in unconsolidated deposits.
This e-book may be of curiosity to geologists, geophysicists, and engineers, in addition to these serious about hydrology, geosciences, and rock and soil mechanics.
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Dams, Dam Foundations, and Reservoir Sites (Developments in Geotechnical Engineering) by Ernest Wahlstrom