Outlet Design and Construction

  • Robert B. Jansen
  • E. Thomas Scherich
  • Richard P. Regan

Abstract

This chapter presents general design and construction considerations for outlets for dams, particularly emphasizing advanced concepts and methodology and design measures that will prevent malperformance. The presentations assume that the reader is fully acquainted with the fundamental theory that applies.

Keywords

Fatigue Vortex Welding Steam Rubber 

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References

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    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, “Hydraulic Design of Reservoir Outlet Works,” Engineer Manual No. 1110–2–1602, 1980.Google Scholar
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Copyright information

© Van Nostrand Reinhold 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert B. Jansen
    • 1
  • E. Thomas Scherich
    • 2
  • Richard P. Regan
    • 3
  1. 1.BellinghamUSA
  2. 2.Wheat RidgeUSA
  3. 3.U.S. Army Corps of EngineersSeattleUSA

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