An Engineering Guide to Seismic Risk to Dams in the United Kingdom: (BR 210), 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

An Engineering Guide to Seismic Risk to Dams in the United Kingdom

(BR 210), 1st Edition

By J.A. Charles

IHS BRE Press

72 pages

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Paperback: 9780851255101
pub: 1991-01-01
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Description

This guide assesses the seriousness of seismic risk and proposes criteria for earthquake safety evaluation of existing UK dams. It relates specifically to the safety of UK dams and reservoirs under seismic loading although it should also be useful in the design of new dams. The guide is relevant to all forms of dam construction.

About the Author

BRE, UK; Sir William Halcrow and Partners, UK

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General
TEC009130
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / Flood Control