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Failures and Damages
Measurements of Movements
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abutments approximately asphaltic concrete average bankment blanket borrow pit clay compacted compression computed construction pore pressures construction surface cracks crest curves cutoff dams constructed density developed downstream slope drainage drains drawdown drilled dumped earth dams earthquake embankment material embankment sections engineers estimated excavation factor of safety failure surface fill filter fine-grained soils flow grout curtain grout holes hard rock height horizontal impervious core influence layers leakage leaks liquid limit major dams maximum measured membrane ment method movement obtained occurred optimum pervious piezometers piping placed plasticity pore water pressures problem procedure quantity relative density relatively reservoir riprap rock foundations rock surface rockfill dams rolled earth rubber-tired roller safety factor saturated seepage settlement shear strength shear stresses sheepsfoot roller slice slides soft stability steel stress thickness tion trench U.S. Army underseepage upstream slope USBR vertical wall water content wave zones