Palisades Dam and Powerplant, Constructed 1951-1957, Palisades Project, Idaho: Technical Record of Design and Construction

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U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Reclamation, 1960 - Dams - 535 pages

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Page 167 - Design Codes and Data. - The following codes and design data were used: (1) "Recommended Practice and Standard Specifications for concrete and Reinforced Concrete, " Report of the Joint Committee on Standard Specifications (1940). (2) "Standard of Design for Concrete No. 3Yb (November 15, 1929), " US Navy Department, Bureau of Yards and Docks. (3)
Page 92 - Top bars are horizontal bars so placed that more than 12 inches of concrete is cast in the member below the bar. In case of uncertainties regarding classification of horizontal bars, use bond stress for top bars. * Deformations for high bond bars shall conform to the requirements of ASTMDesignation A.
Page 91 - The designs were based on the use of concrete having a compressive strength of 3,000 pounds per square inch at 28 days. A modular ratio of 10 was assumed. For unusual loading conditions, working stresses were permitted to exceed the allowable by 33 percent.
Page 128 - the 1943 edition of the API-ASME "Code for the Design, Construction, Inspection and Repair of Unfired Pressure Vessels for Petroleum Liquids and Gases.
Page 148 - As the valve is opened, water flows past the periphery of the needle in the shape of a cylindrical ring along the inside of the valve body. The splitters which support the needle cut this

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