RCC Dam Construction

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Title: RCC Dam Construction

Author(s): Randall P. Bass and Gary Horninger

Publication: Concrete International

Volume: 40

Issue: 2

Appears on pages(s): 31-36

Keywords: keywords: lift, spillway, facing, grout

Date: 2/1/2018

Abstract:
Key features of roller-compacted concrete (RCC) dams are highlighted, using various dam types as examples. Topics include lift interfaces, facing systems, spillways, intakes and outlets, internal galleries, and joints. Test sections are recommended for training and to demonstrate that the systems, methods, and equipment proposed for a project will meet project specifications.