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Webinar: Advances in Geologic Data Coll...
This course will address a variety of geologic issues in dam and levee design and safety engineering, with emphasis on the application of 3D geologic modeling and other technologies to enhance communication between the project geoscientists and the project engineers, regulators and other stakeholders.
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Webinar: Risk Communication for Dams
Communication is important in all aspects of dam safety within an organization, with the public, and with the specific owners or stakeholders of a project. Risk communication and stakeholder participation should ensure that (1) responsible and impacted stakeholders will be partners and be afforded the opportunity to participate in decisions that impact them, and (2) communications regarding potential inundation hazard, consequences, and share...
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Webinar: Managing Increased Risk During...
Dams are inherently vulnerable during rehabilitation construction due to risks such as a weakened/reduced cross section of the structure or reduced flood passage capacity. Successful management of the risks salient to dam construction requires proactive identification, planning, and mitigation by all parties. This 2-hour webinar will examine typical risk categorization with a focus on dam safety during construction, the risk identification and...
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Relearning How to Look at Piezometric D...
This webinar will start with the most basic seepage concepts and finalize on actual evaluation of piezometric data for earth dams and levees. Simple basic seepage ideas using high graphic illustrations will be the means to teach all concepts in this webinar. Also, numerous difficult concepts will be fully explained using high graphic simple illustrations. For example, course will also provide unique insight into how seepage changes with simple...
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Best Management Practices for Waterstop...
This course is intended to provide guidance on the proper selection and installation of waterstops for hydraulic structures. This course will discuss the various types and applications of waterstops and discuss the necessary design constraints such as site constraints, joint types, head pressures, and concrete clearances and cover. The course will emphasize the need for thorough structure detailing to ensure proper clearances and placement loc...
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Intro to Cavitation in Chutes and Spillways
The course is intended to give the participants an understanding of cavitation on chutes and spillways. The course will be introduced with a video of a case study that illustrates some of the fundamentals of cavitation and an explanation of why cavitation causes damage. Following the video, a Power Point presentation will discuss the beneficial effects of aeration on preventing damage due to cavitation. The participants will be guided to an Ex...
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Intro to Post-Tensioned Anchors for Dams
The course will describe the evolution of Prestressed Rock Anchor technology as applied for over 50 years to dams in North America. This evolution will be presented through an analysis of the successive phases of the PTI "Recommendations" documents, which constitute the referenceable standard of care. Special attention will be paid to issues associated with long-term performance and the so called "Legacy Anchors." Five Learning Objectives of T...
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