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Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams

Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams

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Published by The Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Earth dams.,
  • Seismology.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Joseph Fedock ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey.
    SeriesOpen-file report -- 82-469., Open-file report (Geological Survey (U.S.)) -- 82-469.
    ContributionsGeological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17124037M

    Seismic instruments are used to measure vibrations within the earth, on the surface of the earth, or on structures such as dams or buildings. The vibration measurements, or seismograms, are then used for the following: Earthquake Source Parameters The origin time of the earthquake, and the rupture Size: KB. is to perform a sensitivity analysis on the base sliding response of gravity dams. For each site and for a concrete gravity dam, the base sliding response using two sets of strong motion time histories was evaluated. The first set consists of 7 scaled time histories obtained with the .

    Earthquake epicenters occur mostly along tectonic plate boundaries, and especially on the Pacific Ring of Fire. Global plate tectonic movement An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth resulting from a sudden release of energy in the Earth 's lithosphere that creates seismic waves. Earthquakes can range in size from those that are so. @article{osti_, title = {Seismic Safety Margins Research Program, Phase I. Project II: seismic input. Compilation, assessment and expansion of the strong earthquake ground motion data base}, author = {Crouse, C B and Hileman, J A and Turner, B E and Martin, G R}, abstractNote = {A catalog has been prepared which contains information for: (1) world-wide, ground-motion accelerograms, (2.

    The Whittier Narrows earthquake occurred in the southern San Gabriel Valley and surrounding communities of southern California at a.m. PDT on October 1. The moderate magnitude blind thrust earthquake was centered several miles north of Whittier in the town of Rosemead, had a relatively shallow depth, and was felt throughout southern California and southern affected: Greater Los Angeles Area, . BOOK REVIEW In summary, this book contains a large amount of information which would be very useful in a course quake ground motions and instrumentation, dynamics of soils and foundations, response of structures earth and concrete dams, and buried structures. Another area highlighted by the conference is the growing body of strong.


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Get this from a library. Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams. [Joseph J Fedock; Geological Survey (U.S.)]. After their construction, instrumentation and monitoring of dams fall into two broad categories: instrumentation and monitoring of the dam body, and of the reservoir and the catchment area.

Dam body Instrumentation and monitoring of dam bodies serves two purposes: assessment of damFile Size: KB. Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams [microform] / by Joseph Fedock ; United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey The Survey [Reston, Va.?] Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

Geotechnical Instrumentation in Earth and Rock-Fill Dams Mauriya, Vinod Kumar Senior Engineer (FES) e-mail: [email protected] KOLDAM HEPP, NTPC Limited, Bilaspur ABSTRACT Earth and Rockfill dams impound large amount of water, and its failure may be catastrophic leading to large scale destruction of Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams book and loss of human Size: KB.

Strong-motion instrumentation of earth dams: Series title: Open-File Report: Series number: DOI: /ofr Edition-Year Published: Language: ENGLISH: Publisher: U.S. Geological Survey, Description: 63 p., ill.

;28 cm. Part or all of this report is presented in Portable Document Format (PDF). For best results viewing and. the safety of earth dams subjected to strong ground motions.

For the purposes of this report it is assumed that one of the primary goals of the strong-motion instrumentation program is the acquistion of data for use in improving the design process of future earth dams or for evaluation of the seismic hazard of present earth dams.

Consequently Cited by: 4. Mihailov V., Dojcinovski D. () Strong Motion Instrumentations of Dams in Macedonia Some Experience and Results.

In: Erdik M., Celebi M., Mihailov V., Apaydin N. (eds) Strong Motion Instrumentation for Civil Engineering Structures. NATO Science Series (Series E: Applied Sciences), vol Springer, DordrechtAuthor: Vladimir Mihailov, Dragi Dojcinovski. Abstract. A dam network was created in and in Switzerland. It encompasses 29 accelerographs placed in the dams of Mauvoisin ( meter high arch dam, 12 instruments), Punt-dal-Gall ( meter high arch dam, 7 instruments), Grande-Dixence ( meter high gravity dam, 6 instruments) and Mattmark ( meter high embankment dam, 4 instruments).Author: G.

Darbre. Dams. One of them was recorded on 6th October in Georgia by the strong motion network of Enguri Arc Dam. The other one was recorded on 4th November in Khoozestan Province, Iran by the strong motion network of Karkheh Dam, which is located in Khusestan Province. In book: Sustainable and Safe Dams Around the World, pp Strong Motion Instrumentation Program, California Division of Mines and Geology especially small earth-rock dams, had the.

Seismic Instrumentation and Monitoring of Dams is a particular branch in Structural Health and Response Monitoring, which is an innovative method of monitoring structural status and performance without otherwise affecting the structure itself and under earthquake excitations.

Most of the existing strong motion instrumentation on civil engineering structures is installed and operated as federal, state, university, industry or private applications, in many cases operated as a closed system. This hampers co-operation and data exchange, hampering the acquisition ofBrand: Springer Netherlands.

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Wildcard Searching If you want to search for multiple variations of a word, you can substitute a special symbol (called a "wildcard") for one or more letters. Many researchers provided recommendations for monitoring and analyzing earth dams and levees [6,7].Instrumentation is used for a wide spectra of measurements to identify the variations of the physical and mechanical quantities that are implemented in the area of geotechnical engineering and constructing projects [].The quantities variations such as displacement, and water pressure are measured.

The development of water resources is a key element in the socio-economic development of many regions in the world. Water availability and rainfall are unequally distributed both in space and time, so dams play a vital role, there being few viable alternatives for storing water.

Dams hold a prime place in satisfying the ever-increasing demand for power, irrigation and drinking water, for Reviews: 1. Philip S. Salmon, in Magmas Under Pressure, Abstract. We consider the structural response of oxide glasses and melts to high-pressure conditions, and focus on the transformations that take place to the network-forming tetrahedral AO 4 or planar triangular AO 3 motifs (A = Si, Ge, or B) of the ambient pressure materials.

The oxygen-packing fraction η O is an important indicator of when. Analysis of Behavior of Earth Dam Using Strong‐Motion Earthquake Records do the responses in the longitudinal and vertical directions.

Furthermore, the analysis shows an insufficiency of the instrumentation at the structures boundaries. Case studies, Earthfill dams, Domain boundary, Nonlinear response, Seismic tests, Seismic waves.

Lessons from the performance of earth dams during earthquakes H. Bolton SeedBSc, SM, PhD University of California, Berkeley, CA 97 Introduction Past Observations of Field Performance Recent Cases of Earthquake Damage to Embankment Dams Recent Cases of Recorded Response of Embankment Dams Conclusions Acknowledgements The need for field.

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The California Strong Motion Instrumentation Program was initiated in with the goal of maximizing the volume of data by furnishing and maintaining instruments at selected lifeline structures, buildings, and ground response stations. By the late s, the program had instrumented more than structures, bridges, dams, and power affected: Greater Los Angeles Area.

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One of the most critical aspects to ensure safety and sustainability of all dams is the ability to measure, evaluate and take prompt actions following an earthquake impact on the dam.Design Standards No. Embankment Dams DS(11)-9 March documentation for the dam and should be approved by appropriate line supervisors and managers.

Revisions of Standard This standard will be revised periodically as its use indicates, and the state of practice dictates.Therefore, earthquake research has a high priority in Taiwan and considerable amounts of resources have been devoted to seismic instrumentation in general, and strong-motion instrumentation in particular.

Many disastrous earthquakes have occurred in the past, the most recent one being the Chi-Chi earthquake (Tenget al., ). About