There are many types of dams that are used for the purpose of water storing. Earth fill dams are artificial water barriers. They are constructed basically by compiling and compacting of various compositions of soil, sand, clay and/or rock. In Oman, this type of dams is widely used.
As geotechnical engineer, you are required to write a report presenting the following:
A. Different components of all types of earth fill dam.
B. The type of soil that should be used in each component and its geotechnical properties.
C. Draw a neat proportionate free hand sketch of a typical earth filled dam showing all the components and describe their functions.
D. the general compaction procedure which is followed in any earth dam project
E. The regulations and specifications that followed for compaction works for earth dam in Oman.
F. The experiments that are used to control the quality of the compaction works.
7. Chapter4: Case Studies from Oman
Discussing an earth filled dam case which was constructed in Oman. The discussion should include points A, B, D, and E )
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