Height Limits of Dams without Longitudinal Joints or Cracks

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Title: Height Limits of Dams without Longitudinal Joints or Cracks

Author(s): Byram W. Steele

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 6

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 65-76

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Date: 1/1/1963

Abstract:
Vertical or near vertical cracking parallel to the axis of concrete dams is examined considering concrete temperature control, minimum cement content, restraint, seasonal temperature, construction procedure, and latitude and altitude of the construction site.