Power Technology and Engineering

, Volume 52, Issue 4, pp 418–424 | Cite as

Comparison of Lock Chamber Calculation Methods

  • S. N. LevachevEmail author
  • A. G. Gogin
  • A. M. Shaitanov

Two methodologies for navigable lock chamber calculation are analyzed. Preliminary calculation was performed using the finite element model and Construction Specifications (CS) techniques. The feasibility of calculation using the finite element model was assessed and compared with manual calculation; the advantages and shortcomings of the techniques under consideration were manifested. Conclusions on the expediency of applying this method of lock chamber calculation of a dock design have been reached.


numerical modeling finite element method Plaxis stress-strain state lock 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. N. Levachev
    • 1
    Email author
  • A. G. Gogin
    • 1
  • A. M. Shaitanov
    • 1
  1. 1.Moscow State University of Civil Engineering (MGSU)MoscowRussia

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