By Ernest Wahlstrom
Comprised of 10 chapters, this quantity starts with an summary of the geotechnical facets of making plans and development of dams and reservoirs, in addition to the starting place, nature, and significance of difficulties linked to the basis fabrics for use. It then seems on the geological type of average ingredients and the strengths of those elements by way of their foundation, cloth, and mineralogy; excavation and filling of valleys; the impression of geologic constitution within the improvement of erosional and depositional beneficial properties in valleys; and the circulation of water (seepage) underneath dams and round abutments. The reader is additionally brought to groundwater hydrology because it pertains to the flow 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 publication might be of curiosity to geologists, geophysicists, and engineers, in addition to these concerned with hydrology, geosciences, and rock and soil mechanics.
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