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Published in: WASSERWIRTSCHAFT 6/2016

01-06-2016 | Wasserbau

Chambon dam: a Struggle against AAR

Authors: Jean-Jacques Fry, Olivier Chulliat, François Taule

Published in: WASSERWIRTSCHAFT | Issue 6/2016

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Chambon, a 137 m high concrete gravity dam completed in 1935, is affected by heavy AAR. A series of slot cutting and a drained exposed PVC geomembrane were completed in 1994 and provided an extension of service of 20 years. After new studies and the agreement of the authorities, EDF decided in 2013 to carry out new slot cutting, to reinforce the crown by a system of tendons and carbon bands and to install a new geomembrane. …
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Title
Chambon dam: a Struggle against AAR
Authors
Jean-Jacques Fry
Olivier Chulliat
François Taule
Publication date
01-06-2016
Publisher
Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden
Published in
WASSERWIRTSCHAFT / Issue 6/2016
Print ISSN: 0043-0978
Electronic ISSN: 2192-8762
DOI
https://doi.org/10.1007/s35147-016-0056-2