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Hydrotechnical Construction

, Volume 7, Issue 5, pp 497–502 | Cite as

Use of temperature observations in the maintenance of earth dams

  • K. A. Bobkov
Rationalization and Exchange of Experience
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Conclusions

  1. 1.

    The usefulness and economy of the temperature observations at the 22nd CPSU Congress Volga hydroelectric plant permit recommending similar methods for the maintenance of hydraulic structures, for other hydraulic developments.

     
  2. 2.

    For quick adoption of the temperature method of seepage control, it is necessary to select a more rational type of deep electrothermometer and to initiate the manufacture of this instrument at one of the factories of nonstandard devices of the Ministry of Power and Electrification of the USSR.

     
  3. 3.

    It is necessary to improve the methods of utilization of temperature observations for the control of seepage regime and of the state of structures and their impervious elements (facings, cores, aprons, etc.) on cohesive soils.

     

Keywords

Energy Source Power Generation Power Engineer Renewable Energy Source Structural Foundation 
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© American Society of Civil Engineers 1973

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