Factors Limiting the Progression of Internal Erosion in Zoned Dams: Flow Limiting by an Upstream Material

AbstractIn zoned dams, some types of materials, when located upstream of a damaged core, may impose high hydraulic losses capable of limiting the flows converging toward the flaw in the core. In this paper, the factors influencing flow limiting by an upstream material are addressed experimentally, u...

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Volume: 143
Main Author: Correia dos Santos, Ricardo Neves
Caldeira, Laura Maria Mello Saraiva
Maranha das Neves, Emanuel
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Academic
Place of publication: RESTON American Society of Civil Engineers 01.01.2017
published in: Journal of geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering Vol. 143; no. 1; pp. 4016080 - 4016089
ORCID: 0000-0002-6347-4786
Data of publication: 2017-1-1
ISSN: 1090-0241
EISSN: 1943-5606
Discipline: Geology
Online Access: available in Bonn?
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