Evaluation of leakage in the earth dams by investigate the effects of clay core's conductivity

Nariman, Alireza; Asadsangabi, Farhad; Aein, Nima; Nariman, Babak
May 2014
Advances in Natural & Applied Sciences;May2014, Vol. 8 Issue 5, p473
Academic Journal
Very long time, building earth dams to storage water is common. Today, with the advancement of the science of soil mechanics and technology features and more detailed studies have been able to build earth dams with considerable height. Leakage in earth dams is one of the important issues in the analysis and design of earth dams. To control leakage in the earth dams, they using a clay core with low conductivity. In this paper, we tried to eavaluate the leakage in clay core earth dams by using Geo-Studio and by consideration the variation of Permeability coefficient.


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