Title

Celebrating Hoover Dam: The Majesty of Hoover Dam

Abstract

The design and construction of Hoover Dam constituted a feat unlike any that had been previously accomplished; in its sheer size, scope, and level of technical difficulty, the structure surpassed expectations and set world records. And the history of its creation is replete with fascinating stories about the men, the machines-and the engineering-that made it possible.

Department(s)

Geosciences and Geological and Petroleum Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Hoover Dams; Dam Construction; Design; Flood Control; Irrigation System; Technological Development; Colorado River [North America]; Hoover Dam; United States

Geographic Coverage

Clark County, Nevada

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

8857024

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2010 American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), All rights reserved.

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