Joints in Water-Retaining Structures

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Title: Joints in Water-Retaining Structures

Author(s): C. R. Cook and A. P. Goel

Publication: Special Publication

Volume: 70

Issue:

Appears on pages(s): 439-454

Keywords: construction joints; control joints; hydraulic structures; joint sealers; joints (junctions) ; permeability; reservoirs, sealing; seepage; structural design; water tanks

Date: 1/1/1981

Abstract:
This paper discusses the various joints in use in water retaining structures with particular reference to those in the water and sewage treatment plants and structures. The location and spacing of both construction and movement joints from both the viewpoint of structural requirements and construction practices are considered. Joint materials are discussed and present practices regarding their use are reviewed.