Concrete Blocks - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

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Concrete Blocks - Association of State Dam Safety Officials

Safety Factor Method

A

Horisontal

Streamline

A'

0

d

F D WS sin 1

Block Projection

Once in

Motion

b


W S

sin 0

Toe of Slope

0

Vertical

B. View normal to plane of channel bank - original

Figure 2. Three-dimensional view of a block on a channel side slope

with factor of safety variables defined

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