Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety

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Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety, is an authoritative, comprehensive, valuable and welcome contribution to dam safety practices. Through the presentation of a systematic and integrated process, it assists the dam owner in evaluating the needs for dam safety improvement, selecting and prioritizing remedial and corrective actions, and improving the operation, maintenance and surveillance procedures. The book is a result of the unique cooperation among experienced and knowledgeable dam owners, dam safety managers and engineers, and experts in the theoretical basis for risk assessment.fault tree advantages, 158 construction of, 75-78 determining causes of fault events, 76-77 developing of system block diagram, 76 environment defined. ... 158 as graphical representation, 70-7 1 fault tree analysis (FTA), 14, 67-80, 234- 250 advantages, 70, 158 applications, 68, ... 89, 90, 264 flood impact analysis, 14 flood routing, 264-265 floods historical information, 324-325 paleo-flood information.

Title:Risk and Uncertainty in Dam Safety
Author:Desmond N. D. Hartford, Gregory B. Baecher
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 2004-01-01


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