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Vertical modal responses of Monticello Dam

Vertical modal responses of Monticello Dam

results from an air-gun dynamic test

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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Geological Survey in [Reston, Va.?] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Arch dams -- Testing,
  • Dams -- California -- Testing

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHsi-Ping Liu ... [et al.]
    SeriesOpen file report -- 85-710, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 85-710
    ContributionsLiu, Hsi-Ping, Geological Survey (U.S.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14275357M

    Monticello Fire Near Lake Berryessa Spreads Fast, Burns Past 7, AcresA vegetation fire that started Friday night near the Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 7, Other articles where Monticello Dam is discussed: Fairfield: The construction of Monticello Dam (), 15 miles (25 km) to the north, furnished water for the irrigation of tens of thousands of acres and boosted traditional crop production (fruits, cereals) and livestock raising. Also important are wineries, beer production (the Anheuser-Busch brewery is also a popular tourist.

    The discussion of dam-water–foundation-rock interaction effects that follows is based on earthquake analyses of four arch dams: Deadwood Dam, a m-high single curvature dam; Monticello Dam, a m-high double curvature dam; Morrow Point Dam, a m-high double curvature dam; and Hoover Dam, a m-high curved arch gravity dam. - The town of MONTICELLO. Construction of the Monticello dam began in Vegetation in the valley was chopped down, fences torn down and buildings demolished down to their foundations. The town cemetery was moved to Spanish Flat. The Putah Creek Bridge, was left in place to be covered by the rising waters.[8] Monticello Dam was completed in , and Lake Berryessa was .

    Could Monticello Dam fail? This thought probably is running through the heads of everyone living in Yolo County, following the magnitude earthquake that devastated Napa on Aug. The simple answer is yes, because anything is possible. But is it probable? Not very. Monticello Dam is a high conc. The Monticello Dam, is tall and began construction in and commenced operations in , also is a backbone for local energy. Joel Rosenbaum -- The Reporter; Water is released from the penstock at the base of the Monticello Dam. The flowing water can generate megawats of power and sold to PG&E. Joel Rosenbaum -- The Reporter.


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Vertical modal responses of Monticello Dam Download PDF EPUB FB2

Elastic waves propagating vertically in the dam and reflected at the top surface of the dam and at its base.

The observed vertical vibration mode at Monticello Dam provides a magnifying mechanism for vertical ground motions and has significance with regard to dam safety : Hsi-Ping Liu, J.J.

Fedock, Joe B. Fletcher, E.D. Sembera. Get this from a library. Vertical modal responses of Monticello Dam: results from an air-gun dynamic test.

[Hsi-Ping Liu; Geological Survey (U.S.);]. response tests on Monticello Dam. Damping factors for small displacements were also determined for the modes investigated. Monticello Dam (fig. 1) is a foot-high concrete arch structure which was built by the Bureau of Reclamation during (15).It is located on Putah Creek about 30 miles west of Sacra-mento, Calif.

Monticello Dam The structure chosen for this third investigation is Mon­ ticello Dam, a doubly curved circular arch of uniform thickness along each arch ring.

The dam was designed by the U. Bureau of Reclarnation and construction was completed in (4). It is ft high, has a crest length of 1, ft, the crest thickness.

Thirty-two concrete vertical blocks, separated by vertical contraction joints, compose the arch, which is crossed by six horizontal visit galleries.

The dam is endowed with a spillway composed of four floodgates, 16 m long each. Fig. 1 shows an aerial view of the dam and the reservoir and a closer picture of the spillway. In the aerial photography, it is possible to observe that the powerhouse, which Cited by: 7.

workshop on Monticello Dam ) Ambientvibration tests on dams (2 gate-structures dams, 1 arch, 1 multiple arch) in and Research on the spatial variabilityof the seismic ground motion Collaboration CFBR – JCOLD • Analysis on Acceleration Data.

Monticello Dam Lake Solano Putah Creek Wild Trout Designation - From Solano Lake upstream to Monticello Dam (Yolo and Solano counties). This designation includes approximately miles of perennial stream habitat.

Monticello Dam holds back Putah Creek to form Lake is in the gap between Blue Ridge/Rocky Ridge to the north and Pleasants Ridge to the south leading to Mount most dams have a spillway to the side to manage high waters, Monticello Dam features the less-conventional morning glory spillway, which is basically a concrete funnel surrounded on all sides by water.

Monticello Dam — Owned by the USBR and located on Putah Creek. In AprilFERC granted a preliminary permit to the Solano Irrigation District for a planned 15 MW power plant. New Hogan Dam — Owned by the U. Army Corps of Engineers and located on the Calaveras River.

Presentation Title RESERVOIR – INDUCED SEISMICITY – II 9 Monticello Dam, South Carolina Oroville Earthen Dam, CA. and SD1 include such effects. • Refer Table C for values of TS for various cities & site classes. • MRS = Modal Response Spectrum Analysis. ASCE ] Design Vertical Response Spectrum Values of Vertical.

Solano Irrigation District releases water from Lake Berryessa into Putah Creek. A poor condition number may indicate only that the stiffness matrix is singular and that the system is a mechanism. Runge-Kutta methods The fifth-order, Runge-Kutta method is used to advance the solution one time step, h, when a poor condition number for Dynamic analysis of dams with nonlinear slip-joints the effective, incremental.

CONCRETE DAMS DYNAMICANALYSIS, EXPERIMENTALAND IN-SITU RESULTS, CALIBRATION AND VALIDATION Eric Bourdarot Earthquake response of an arch dam including the non-linear effects of contraction joints opening USSD workshop on Monticello dam () CFBR-JCOLD collaboration Dynamic analysis.

Experimental and in-situ results. The study concluded that Monticello Dam lowered annual peak water surface elevations (stage heights) on the main channel of Lower Putah Creek by an average of 20 feet. The upstream face of the arch section is vertical, but the top portion overhangs on the reservoir side.

The dam was originally constructed in the s, and was raised by m in the s. In this upgrade the gravity abutments were raised using mass concrete blocks and the arch non-overflow crest was raised with hollow, reinforced concrete. Monticello Dam, Napa, California.

likes 2 talking about this 2, were here. Monticello Dam is a ft high concrete arch dam in Napa County, /5(8). In this paper, modal responses of the Brezina concrete arch dam, Algeria, are determined using the finite elements commercial packages ANSYS. To study the effects of the foundation soil, three 3D.

Processed accelerograms from Monticello Dam, Jenkinsville, South Carolina, 27 August and two later shocks, U.S. Geol. Surv., Open-File Rept.

Analysis of machine foundations: State of. Create a new account. Are you an ASCE Member. We recommend that you register using the same email address you use to maintain your ASCE Member account. Dynamic reservoir interaction with Monticello Dam. Berkeley, Calif.: Earthquake Engineering Research Center, College of Engineering University of California ; Springfield, Va.: for sale by the National Technical Information Service, National Bureau of Standards, U.S.

Dept. of Commerce. Monticello Dam was built in flooding out the city of Monticello to create Lake Berryessa.Stresses in gravity dams with ungrouted construction joints were usually determined by treating the concrete. 38 blocks as vertical cantilever beams; for the analysis of arch dams, and sometimes for gravity dams in narrow canyons or with keyed joints, the trial load analysis procedure was usually used.Monticello dam Water Hole, Lake Berryessa, CA lovely, more photos available at site.

Monticello Dam's Hole Monticello Dam is a dam in Napa County, California, United States constructed between and It is famous for its uncontrolled spillway with a rate of cubic feet .