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How to Design Dams

By: Haseeb Jamal / On: Feb 17, 2017 / How To, Design of, Shallow, Notes
 
 
  1. The construction of dam should be economical
  2. Dam should be feasible to construct e.g availability of labor, material, experienced and skilled personnel etc.
  3. Dam should be durable and safety against erosion should be provided i.e it should have a longer lifetime.
  4. It should be stable.
  5. Saturation line of the dam should be in the downstream face.
  6. Dam body as well as foundation of the dam should be safe from piping
  7. Environmental disturbance should be minimum
 
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