Dam Surveillance - Lessons Learnt From Case Histories / Surveillance des Barrages - Leçons Tirées d'Études de cas: Bulletin 180 (Paperback)

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ICOLD Bulletin 180 presents the vast experience gained over the past 6 decades by the dam engineering community in the field of dam surveillance by means of 80 case histories. The documented case histories endeavour to cover the practical experiences related with one or several of the following points: a) Methods for the improvement of the quality and reliability of information. b) Data processing and representation techniques. c) Effective Diagnostic analyses to determine behaviour patterns. d) Dedicated surveillance systems for the optimization of maintenance, rehabilitation, and other life cycle costs. e) Impact of surveillance on preventing dam incidents and dam failure. f) Overview of dam surveillance management systems. The case histories cover a wide variety of technical aspects and deal with success stories but also incidents, some of them with catastrophic consequences. The time framework spans over 70 years: from the times of the Second World War up to the present. The purpose is to learn from these practical experiences, not to criticize the involved individuals, who had to work with the techniques and rules of practice available at the time. This bulletin wants to contribute to keep learning from the experience of the dam engineering community, specifically in the field of dam surveillance. Some of the case histories are widely known and have been described and analysed in numerous publications. Most of them are related to famous dam failure incidents and were compiled as international "benchmark case histories" for this bulletin to focus on the specific lessons learnt related with dam surveillance. Le Bulletin de la CIGB 180 pr sente la vaste exp rience acquise au cours des 6 derni res d cennies par la communaut des ing nieurs de barrages dans le domaine de la surveillance des barrages au moyen de 80 histoires de cas. Les histoires de cas document es s'efforcent de couvrir les exp riences pratiques li es un ou plusieurs des points suivants: a) M thodes d'am lioration de la qualit et de la fiabilit de l'information. b) Techniques de traitement et de repr sentation des donn es. c) Analyses diagnostiques efficaces pour d terminer les mod les de comportement. d) Syst mes de surveillance d di's pour l'optimisation de la maintenance, de la r habilitation et des autres co ts du cycle de vie. e) Impact de la surveillance sur la pr vention des incidents et des ruptures de barrage. f) Aper u des syst mes de gestion de la surveillance des barrages. Les histoires de cas couvrent une grande vari t d'aspects techniques et traitent de r ussites mais aussi d'incidents, dont certains avec des cons quences catastrophiques. Le cadre temporel s' tend sur 70 ans: de l' poque de la Seconde Guerre mondiale nos jours. Le but est d'apprendre de ces exp riences pratiques, pas de critiquer les individus impliqu's, qui ont d travailler avec les techniques et les r gles de pratique disponibles l' poque. Ce bulletin veut contribuer continuer d'apprendre de l'exp rience de la communaut de l'ing nierie des barrages, en particulier dans le domaine de la surveillance des barrages. Certaines des histoires de cas sont largement connues et ont t d crites et analys es dans de nombreuses publications. La plupart d'entre eux sont li's des incidents de rupture de barrages c l bres et ont t compil's en tant qu' histoires de cas de r f rence internationales pour ce bulletin afin de se concentrer sur les le ons sp cifiques apprises li es la surveillance des barrages.

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The Commission Internationale des Grands Barrages (CIGB) / International Commission on Large Dams (ICOLD) is a non-governmental International Organization which provides a forum for the exchange of knowledge and experience in dam engineering.The Organization leads the profession in ensuring that dams are built safely, efficiently, economically, and without detrimental effects on the environment. Its original aim was to encourage advances in the planning, design, construction, operation, and maintenance of large dams and their associated civil works, by collecting and disseminating relevant information and by studying related technical questions.Since the late sixties, focus was put on subjects of current concern such as dam safety, monitoring of performance, reanalysis of older dams and spillways, effects of ageing and environmental impact. More recently, new subjects include cost studies at the planning and construction stages, harnessing international rivers, information for the public at large, and financing.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781032229409
ISBN-10: 1032229403
Publisher: CRC Press
Publication Date: September 1st, 2022
Pages: 302
Language: English