MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 86, 20165th International Scientific Conference “Integration, Partnership and Innovation in Construction Science and Education”
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||1 Structural mechanics|
|Published online||28 November 2016|
Modeling of weighing and filtration forces in the “dam-foundation” system
1 Dagestan State Technical University, Imam Shamil Ave. 70, 367015 Makhachkala, Russia
2 Moscow State University of Civil Engineering, Yaroslavl sh. 26, 129337 Moscow, Russia
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The authors carried out the modeling of weighing and filtration forces in the “dam-foundation” system through the methodology of modeling of piecewise-potential volume forces based on the equivalence of effects. They considered a uniform “dam-foundation” system with a drainage structure. The depression curve is taken as a broken line, therefore the filtration flow causes the influence of weighing and filtration forces on the part of this system. The modeling of the effect of filtration forces (which are potential ones) is performed by the method of the equivalence of effects. The experimental studies showed that the effects of the filtration flow at the level of the drainage structure were considerably weaker than those at the level of the foot of the dam. The effects by both the weighing forces and the filtration ones with the given domain configuration considerably reduce the compressive stresses in the foot of the dam at its upstream face caused by the effect of the dam mass, which makes worse the static work of the dam.
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