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Hydrotechnical Construction

, Volume 5, Issue 1, pp 31–35 | Cite as

Construction of the concrete plug at the base of the Nurek dam

  • A. K. Odintsov
  • B. F. Gladkov
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Conclusions

  1. 1.

    The concrete plug at the base of the Nurek Dam core is a complex structure which will operate under conditions of high pressures and seismicity, and in the presence of corrosive waters.

     
  2. 2.

    The sealing of construction and deformation joints, employing a stainless steel strip, and without using bituminous materials, is unique.

     
  3. 3.

    Under the conditions imposed by the narrow canyon, it is expedient to use the combined concrete-placement system, employing cranes mounted on Type SÉ-3 excavators, and Type MAZ-503 dump trucks tipping directly into the block from the bridging.

     
  4. 4.

    The control/measuring apparatus installed permits comprehensive observations to be made of the behavior of the structure.

     

Keywords

Stainless Steel Energy Source Power Generation Power Engineer Renewable Energy Source 
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© American Society of Civil Engineers 1971

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  • A. K. Odintsov
  • B. F. Gladkov

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