What are the materials used in building a buttress dam?
I am looking for a question that I can't find. The question was: Was building dam expensive to built? Please answer those question I need to know for my project otherwise I won't get a A grade. Thank you ...
Asked in Dams
What is the process of creating a dam?
The process for creating a dam depends on the kind of dam, like a wooden or concrete one. For concrete dams, the main materials are concrete and steel reinforcements. The basic and most commonly used shapes to build dams include the buttress dam, the arch dam, the arch-gravity dam, and the multiple-arch dam. ...
How much does the Buffalo Bill Dam weigh?
There isn't an exact wight given for the Buffalo Bill Dam in Wyoming. It is a concrete arch-gravity dam and was built with a volume of 82,900 cubic yards (63,400 m3) of concrete. The total volume of dam construction materials is 87,515.00 cu yd (does not include spillway structure). ...
Asked in Economics
When making a decision about whether or not to build a dam you are considering an economic value when you?
a. Will the dam provide new leisure activities? b. How many jobs will building the dam generate? c. Will building the dam destroy natural resources? d. Is it right to build a dam here? ...
What type of dam is the Hoover Dam?
Hoover Dam is what is called an arch-gravity dam. The name curved-gravity dam or arched dam might also be applied. This type of dam uses a curve or arch which has it's apex or "top" directed ''against'' the force of the water it is retaining. This sets up a condition wherein the water will compress the dam against the sides to which it is anchored. Less material fill is required to hold this dam in place compared to a simple gravity...
Asked in Gravity
What are three machines that depends on gravity to work?
-- Electric power generators at Hoover Dam and Niagara Falls -- A 'Grandfather's' clock -- An elevator in an office building -- "Locks" in a shipping canal ...
Asked in Jokes and Riddles, Word Brain Teasers
What are the benefits of building a dam?
Building a dam helps by blocking out water. Like in Canada Manitoba, the river there always floods, then overflows the city. So this summer they tried building a dam. In return, their city didn't flood, so that's the benefits of a dam. flood control irrigation generating hydroelectric power ...
Asked in Dams
What are the relative advantages and disadvantages of the gravity dams over earth dams?
Advantage of a gravity dam is that every section will be stable and reliable. An Earth dam can overflow and collapse because of erosion. ...
Asked in Dams
How many people died building the grand coulee dam?
77 people died in building the original high dam. 4 more people died in the building of the Third Power Plant at Grand Coulee Dam in the 70's and early 80's. ...
How many worker fell in the cement and died while building the Kensico Dam?
Approximately 87.4 people fell in the cement while building the kensico dam. ...