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Structural Design and Evaluation of Outlet Works (EM 1110-2-2400)

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United States Army Corps of Engineers, 2003

This manual present guidance for the planning and design of outlet works structures, with special emphasis on intake towers. Other outlet works structures covered include tunnels, cut-and-cover conduits, access bridges, gate structures, and approach and discharge channel structures. Appurtenant features covered include trashracks, gates, valves, and mechanical and electrical operating equipment. Chapter 2 presents general planning and design information; Chapters 3 and 4 provide structural and seismic design guidance; Chapter 5 describes trashracks, bulkheads, gates, valves, and operating equipment; and Chapter 6 covers access bridge design requirements and describes special detailing considerations. Appendices B through E cover the seismic design and evaluation of intake towers.

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2003 (current)

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Revision ID: 5904
Revision Date: 12/16/2022