Essays about: "roller-compacted concrete"

Found 2 essays containing the words roller-compacted concrete.

  1. 1. Designing Roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams

    University essay from KTH/Betongbyggnad; KTH/Betongbyggnad

    Author : Shayma Al Baghdady; Linnea Khan; [2018]
    Keywords : Roller Compacted concrete; Massive concrete structures; Dams; Concrete;

    Abstract : Concrete is the most common building material in the world and it consists of aggregates,cement and water that harden over time, it is also known as a composite material. The use ofconcrete is very versatile due to its resistance to wind and water and its ability to withstandhigh temperature. READ MORE

  2. 2. Construction of a dam over the Escartana gully close to Albacete, Spain.

    University essay from KTH/Vattendragsteknik

    Author : Alfonso Navarro Lérida; [2011]
    Keywords : Flooding lamination effect; watershed; roller-compacted concrete; dam; spillway; stilling basin;

    Abstract : The main aim of this Master Thesis is the design of several hydraulic structures to decrease as much as possible the huge flooding caused by the Escartana gully which drains its water towards the city of Albacete (Spain) and its surrounding areas, affecting to their inhabitants; and causing huge material damages in residential and industrial areas, and loss of crops in nearby farmland.Some alternatives such as embankment dams with or without drainage systems inside the dam body and a roller-compacted concrete (RCC) dam have been proposed to be built, being necessary to carry out a multicriteria analysis in order to decide which alternative has the best fit according to the analyzed features of the region. READ MORE