Dams and Dam Failure - Module 1: Terminology and Open Channel Hydraulics

Dams and Dam Failure - Module 1: Terminology and Open Channel Hydraulics
hydrology, hydrologic cycle, dam failure, dam types, dam failure mode, dam failure statistics, open channel hydraulics, subcritical flow, critical flow, supercritical flow, Manning’s equation, conveyance, hydrologically significant dams, national inventory of dams, hydrostatic forces, conservation storage, dead storage, flood control, induced surcharge, emergency drawdown, rule curve, overtopping, piping and seepage, elevation head, pressure head, hydrostatic pressure head, velocity head, specific head, head loss, kinetic energy, potential energy, hydraulic jump, Froude number, , flow conditions, embankment dam, gravity dam, buttress dam, arch dam, tailings dam, elevation datum, vertical datum, mean sea level, grout curtain, breach, foundation failure, Bernoulli’s Principle, energy gradeline, flow transition, specific head diagram, wave celerity, water velocity, hydraulic jump, HEC-RAS, FLDWAV