Concrete Blocks - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

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Concrete Blocks - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

Safety Factor Method

Based on considering the forces on a particle on a channel bed sloping at

an angle, , with the moment arms about the point of rotation, PR.


Discrete Particle

FM FM Wsin

M Wcos

M

L

Wcos

F L

M 4

F d

3

Wsin

M 2

W

M 1

PR

4 d 3 2 1

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