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By Jose O. Pedro
The current quantity presents a entire realizing of the trendy standards, types and strategies of research of arch dams, for regular operation stipulations and below extraordinary rather a lot. this data is critical for all these all for the assessment of the behaviour and situation of arch dams and different huge constructions, both for layout or tracking purpose.
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For the design studies, the following combinations of actions are often considered (CSOPT 1990): 1) the construction actions (for different stages, and specially for construction); the end of the Safety and Performance of Arch Dams 47 2) the combination 1) for the end of the construction, together with the actions due to the filling of the reservoir (for successive stages of the reservoir filling); 3) the combination 2) for the end of the filling, together with the actions associated with the changes of water level and temperature waves, and others, deemed to represent the most unfavourable situations foreseen to occur in the course of the lifetime; 4) the appropriate combination 3) with the actions due to each of the considered exceptional occurrences (the possibility of having two simultaneous e~ceptional occurrences is usually not considered).
22 - Alto Ceira dam. O. fino, Main di Sauris, and Turrite di Gallicano (Italy), Ayakita, Kamishiiba, Kurobe, Nagawado, Naramata, and Tonoyama (Japan), Odeaxere (Portugal), Paltinul Doftana and Vidraru-Anges (Romania), Susqueda (Spain), Ceres (South Africa), Big Santa Anita, Big Tjunga, Brush Creek, Hoover, and Pacoima (USA), and Kariba (Zimbabwe-Zambia) arch dams; -the Grandaval (France) and Honen-Ike (Japan) multiple arch dams. No accident and only small incidents have been reported for arch dams affected by strong earthquakes.
Therefore eventual deficiencies in design, construction and operation can usually be rapidly detected. 1 - The case histories of the Moyie, Lake Lanier and Malpasset dams are well known illustrations of accidents concerning the foundation of arch dams. The Moyie dam (presently named Eileen dam) was built on the Moyie river, near Bonner's Ferry (Idaho, USA). 6 mat the top. The thin arch was reinforced with a mesh of railway rails, both along the arches and the cantilevers, near the upstream face.