## Embankment dam engineering: Casagrande volume |

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### Contents

CONTENTS | 22 |

Mechanical Properties of Rockfill 109 List of Students of Arthur Casagrande 419 | 109 |

Influence of Nontechnical Factors on the Quality of Casagrande 433 | 201 |

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AASHO abutment Akosombo Dam analysis ASCE average axial basalt clay compacted compression tests computed construction contact forces Cougar Dam cracks crest cross section curves deformations developed diameter diorite downstream slope drain earth dams earth pressure earthquake effective embankment Engineering equation factor of safety failure fill filter flow foundation friction grad gradation gradient grain breakage Granero granitic-gneiss granular grout height hole horizontal movements hydraulic impervious impervious core inclinometer layers leakage limit equilibrium line of seepage load maximum measured ment meters Mica Mica Dam normal stress number of contacts obtained parameters particle breakage permeability piezometers piping plane strain tests Poisson's ratio postconstruction principal stress reservoir rock rockfill dam roller samples seismic coefficient shear strength shear stress shear surface shown in Fig slice sliding Soil Mech Soil Mechanics specimen stability strain ratio Table throughflow tion triaxial compression upstream values vertical void ratio zone