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The National Dam Safety Program Research Needs Workshop: Outlet Works
This report addresses (1) outlet works failure modes, including failure by
seepage and piping along the outlet works conduit; (2) conduit materials,
selection criteria, and construction methods, including pipe material types
and their advantages, disadvantages, and appropriate applications; (3) gates,
valves, and controls, including types of gates and valves and their applications;
(4) energy dissipaters, including stilling basins and energy dissipating valves;
(5) rehabilitation of conduits, including in-place rehabilitation and
replacement; and (6) outlet works inspection, including the determination of
appropriate frequency; systems, methods, and techniques; and consideration
of design criteria to accommodate inspection.
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