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Dam Design and Construction

Training Manual 1 - Slope Stability (204 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Design Considerations
Chapter 3 - Design Criteria
Chapter 4 - Calculations and Presentations
Appendix A - References
Appendix B - Notation
Appendix C - Stability Analysis Procedures - Theory and Limitations
Appendix D - Shear Strength Characterization
Appendix E - Chart Solutions for Embankment Slopes
Appendix F - Example Problems and Calculations
Appendix G - Procedures and Examples for Rapid Drawdown


Training Manual 2 - Construction Control for Earth and Rock-Fill Dams (99 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Field Organization and Responsibility
Chapter 3 - Foundation and Abutment Treatment
Chapter 4 - Borrow Areas and Quarries
Chapter 5 - Earth-Fill and Rock-Fill Construction
Chapter 6 - Miscellaneous Construction Features
Chapter 7 - Records and Reports
Appendix A - References
Appendix B - Methods of Relating Field Density Data to Desired or Specified Values
Appendix C - Field Compaction Control Forms and Supplemental Instructions
Appendix D - Instructions for Preparing Periodic Summaries of Field Compaction Control Data on Earth and Rock-Fill Dams
Appendix E - Description and Use of Instruments During Earth and Rock-Fill Dam Construction
Index


Training Manual 3 - General Design for Construction Considerations for Earth and Rock-Fill Dams (115 Pages)

Chapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Considerations
Chapter 3 - Field Investigations and Laboratory Testing
Chapter 4 - General Design Considerations
Chapter 5 - Foundation and Abutment Preparation
Chapter 6 - Seepage Control
Chapter 7 - Embankment Design
Chapter 8 - Appurtenant Structures
Chapter 9 - General Construction Considerations
Chapter 10 - Instrumentation
Appendix A - References
Appendix B - Filter Design
Appendix C - Slope Protection
Appendix D - Automatic Data Acquisition Systems
Appendix E - Process for Establishing Performance Parameters
Appendix F - Methods of Dam Raising


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