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ISSN 1759-3433
CCP: 4/5
PROCEEDINGS OF THE THIRD INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON CIVIL AND STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING COMPUTING
Edited by: B.H.V. Topping
Paper XVII.2

A Generalized Winkler Boundary for Arch Dam Finite Element Analysis

D. Ding

Wuhan Institute of Hydraulic and Electric Engineering, Wuhan, China

Full Bibliographic Reference for this paper
D. Ding, "A Generalized Winkler Boundary for Arch Dam Finite Element Analysis", in B.H.V. Topping, (Editor), "Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Civil and Structural Engineering Computing", Civil-Comp Press, Edinburgh, UK, pp 145-149, 1987. doi:10.4203/ccp.4.17.2
Abstract
A generalized Winkler boundary is developed to simplify the calculations of foundation deformations of arch dams. Numerical results using this technique are compared with results using other methods for practical examples.

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