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" ... dam to height. Such effects are not important in an arch dam built in a narrow canyon, as in Shoshone Dam, where the length of the top arch is less than the height of the structure. However, they are important in a relatively long arch dam like Gibson,... "
Dams and Control Works - Page 240
by United States. Bureau of Reclamation - 1938
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Boulder Canyon Project: Final Reports

Arch dams - 1938
...important in a relatively long arch dam like Gibson, where the top length is about four and one-half times the height of the structure. The general effect...maximum arch stress, a decrease in cantilever stress at the downstream face of the dam, and an increase in cantilever stress at the upstream face of the dam....
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Boulder Canyon Project: Technical investigations. Bulletin 1. Trial load ...

United States. Bureau of Reclamation - Colorado River (Colo.-Mexico) - 1938
...important in a relatively long arch dam like Gibson, where the top length is about four and one-half times the height of the structure. The general effect of considering twist action is a decrease1 in radial deflections at practically all locations, a decrease in maximum arch stress, a...
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