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Title: Joints in Water-Retaining Structures
Author(s): C. R. Cook and A. P. Goel
Publication: Special Publication
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
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.
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