Session Start Date

5-6-1984

Abstract

Of the approximately forty papers submitted for sessions 3A and 3B on Case Histories in Dams, Embankments and Slopes, eighteen specifically discuss dams, foundations for dams or tailings dams. Table 1 presents a capsule summary of those papers that discuss dams and their foundations. Table 2 is a similar capsule summary of the five papers that discuss performance, design and/or construction of tailings dams or spoil piles. This general report summarizes and comments on the papers listed in Tables 1 and 2, presents several abbreviated case histories that parallel those presented in the papers, comments on several points not covered in the various papers, and ends with a few concluding remarks.

Department(s)

Civil, Architectural and Environmental Engineering

Appears In

International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering

Meeting Name

First Conference

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

5-6-1984

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 1984 University of Missouri--Rolla, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Article - Conference proceedings

File Type

text

Language

English

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General Report for the Theme Three – Case Histories in Dams, Embankments and Slopes

Of the approximately forty papers submitted for sessions 3A and 3B on Case Histories in Dams, Embankments and Slopes, eighteen specifically discuss dams, foundations for dams or tailings dams. Table 1 presents a capsule summary of those papers that discuss dams and their foundations. Table 2 is a similar capsule summary of the five papers that discuss performance, design and/or construction of tailings dams or spoil piles. This general report summarizes and comments on the papers listed in Tables 1 and 2, presents several abbreviated case histories that parallel those presented in the papers, comments on several points not covered in the various papers, and ends with a few concluding remarks.