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Development of finite element computer code for thermal analysis of roller compacted concrete dams

MS, Jaafar and KH, Bayagoob and J., Noorzaei and WAM, Thanoon (2007) Development of finite element computer code for thermal analysis of roller compacted concrete dams. In: 7th International Conference on Computational Structures Technology/4th International Conference on Engineering Computational Technology, SEP 07-09, 2004 , Lisbon, PORTUGAL.

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Abstract

Thermal analysis of roller compacted concrete (RCC) dams plays an important role in their design and construction. This paper deals with the development of a finite element based computer code for the determination of temperatures within the dam body. The finite element code is then applied to the real full-scale problem to determine the impact of the placement schedule on the thermal response of roller compacted concrete dam. Based on the results obtained, it could be concluded that for a given roller compacted concrete dam, changing the placing schedule can optimize the locations of maximum temperature zones. (c) 2007 Elsevier Ltd. and Civil-Comp Ltd. All rights reserved.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Impact Factor:Cites in 2009 to articles published in: 2008 = 85 Number of articles published in: 2008 = 90 2007 = 99 2007 = 86 Sum: 184 Sum: 176 Calculation: Cites to recent articles 184 = 1.045 Number of recent articles 176
Uncontrolled Keywords:Computer Science, Interdisciplinary Applications; Computer Science, Software Engineering
Subjects:T Technology > TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
Departments / MOR / COE:Departments > Civil Engineering
ID Code:2326
Deposited By: Mr Helmi Iskandar Suito
Deposited On:23 Jun 2010 03:16
Last Modified:19 Jan 2017 08:26

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