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Internal Erosion - Applying Erosion Mechanics
Internal erosion causes about half of all failures of water-retaining earth embankment dams. Similar statistics apply to levees. Internal erosion occurs when the hydraulic loads imposed by water seeping through the pores or flowing through cracks and openings in the soils in embankments and their foundations generate erosive forces sufficient to overcome the resistance to erosion of those soils. The knowledge of internal erosion processes has...
January 8, 2019
Organizer: Association of State Dam Safety Officials
Location: Webcast
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Vulnerability Assessments and Risk Anal...
(VAR) Vulnerability Assessments and Risk Analysis Methodologies – A variety of five qualitative and quantitative methodologies are discussed in detail. Students will learn the differences between qualitative and quantitative risk analysis. They will use a variety of methodologies by evaluating single or multiple buildings and critical infrastructure nodes. Three full days of field evaluations assessing lighting, electric systems, drinkin...
January 15-17, 2019
Organizer: Haines Security Solutions
Location: NCTAMS PAC Site, HI
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