Acceptance Criteria

Analysis Methods and Procedure

Chapter 2. Seismic Design Criteria

Foundation Fault Displacement

Figure 2-1. Types of fault slips

Simplified DFD analysis procedure.

Figure 2-2. Finite element model for fault displacement analysis

Refined Dynamic Analyses Methods

Chapter 3. Material Properties of RCC

Factors affecting tensile strength.

Shear Strength

Poisson's Ratio

Tensile Stress/Strain Relationship

Dynamic Tensile Strength (DTS)

Allowable Tensile Stresses

Figure 3-7. Tensile stress/strain diagram for RCC

Key points on stress/strain curve.

Chapter 4. Design Earthquakes

General performance requirements.

Chapter 5. Design Response Spectra and Acceleration Time Histories

Types of Design Response Spectra

Horizontal and Vertical Design

Figure 5-1. Seismic zone map of the United States. (Uniform Building Code, 1988 Edition)

Figure 5-2. Standard design response spectra for horizontal component of ground motion - normalized to PGA = 1.0 g. (Applied Technology Council ATC-3-06 Tentative Provisions, 1984)

Table 5-1. Determining the Standard Design Response Spectrum for Horizontal Component of Ground Motion - Normalized to PGA = 1.0 g, for Any Value of β

Table 5-2. Peak Ground Accelerations (PGA's) for Use in Scaling the Standard Design Response Spectra

Chapter 6. Earthquake Load Cases

Static Loads Not To Be Considered

Chapter 7. Factors Significantly Affecting Dynamic Response

Figure 7-1. Comparison of design response spectra for rock foundations

Dam-Foundation Interaction, Foundation Modulus Effect

Figure 7-2. Fundamental mode response expressed as the distributed lateral inertia load for various foundation stiffnesses

Hydrodynamic Effect

Figure 7-3. The hydrodynamic effect expressed as an "equivalent applied static pressure"

Reservoir Bottom Absorption

Method of Combining Modes

Table 7-1. Combining Modal Responses: Square Root of the Sum of the Squares Method (SRSS) and Ten Percent Method (TPM)

Table 7-2. Combining Modal Responses: Complete Quadratic Combination Method (CQC) and Double Sum Methods (DSM)

Method of analysis

Conclusions.

Chapter 8. Dynamic Analysis Methods and Procedures

Conservative approach.

Comparison of Dynamic Analysis Methods

Dynamic Analysis Procedure

Preliminary Design of New Dams

Evaluating Existing Dams

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