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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: A Tale of Two Dams
Author(s): Kenneth D. Hansen
Publication: Concrete International
Appears on pages(s): 44-48
Keywords: spillway, design, arch, earth
Abstract:The failure of the primary service spillway for California’s Oroville Dam on the Feather River has piqued the interest of the dam building profession worldwide. Possible origins of the failure are examined through a comparison between Oroville Dam and Daniel-Johnson Dam in Quebec, Canada.
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