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Rotation or Horizontal Movement

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In assessing a concrete gravity or arch dam, it is important to monitor its rotational and sliding stability.


Learn more about the need to consider uplift forces in evaluating concrete gravity dams at

Learn more about the potential for sliding instability from the 1911 failure of Bayless Dam at

Measurement of Rotational or Horizontal Movement


Revision ID: 6471
Revision Date: 01/26/2023