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" With the gates raised, uplift pressures were assumed to vary from full reservoir pressure at the upstream face of the weir to zero or tailwater pressure at the downstream toe, and to be effective over two-thirds the horizontal area. "
Dams and Control Works - Page 92
by United States. Bureau of Reclamation - 1938
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Boulder Canyon Project: Final Reports

Arch dams - 1947
...position. A friction coefficient of 0.65 for concrete on rock or concrete was used. With the gates raised, uplift pressures were assumed to vary from full reservoir pressure at the upstream face of the weir to zero or tailwater pressure at the downstream toe, and to be effective over two-thirds the horizontal...
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Measurements of the Structural Behavior of Norris and Hiwasee Dams

Tennessee Valley Authority. Office of Chief Engineer - Dams - 1950 - 462 pages
...design analyses this assumption was stated as follows: * Uplift pressures .vary as, a straight line from full reservoir pressure at the upstream face of the dam to zero pressure at the downstream face, or to tailwater pressure at locations where the plane being analyzed...
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Design and construction: Bull.1. General features. Bull.2. Boulder Dam. Bull ...

United States. Bureau of Reclamation - Colorado River - 1947
...position. A friction coefficient of 0.65 for concrete on rock or concrete was used. With the gates raised, uplift pressures were assumed to vary from full reservoir pressure at the upstream face of the weir to zero or tailwater pressure at the downstream toe, and to be effective over two-thirds the horizontal...
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Reclamation Manual: Design and construction, pt. 2. Engineering ..., Volume 10

United States. Bureau of Reclamation - Land use
...temperature variation was assumed for arches below tailwater. 2. Uplift pressures vary as a straight line from full reservoir pressure at the upstream face of the dam to zero or tailwater pressure at the downstream face. 3. Uplift pressures act over one-half the horizontal...
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