Cofferdams EM dash fast flood protection

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dc.contributor.authorFarid RRen_US
dc.contributor.authorDavis EJen_US
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dc.date.accessioned2010-02-15T17:15:58Z
dc.date.available2010-02-15T17:15:58Z
dc.date.issued1978en_US
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dc.description67-69en_US
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dc.description.abstractHouston Lighting and Power Co. Sam Bertron Generating Station, located on the Houston Ship Channel, had suffered a drop in elevation of 7. 5 ft since its construction in 1954. At such a low elevation, critical elements of the plant were exposed to flooding, and the entire facility could be incapacitated. The company asked to design and insure sufficient completion of a flood protection system for the plant by the height of the next hurricane season. Due to the short time available and several unique site requirements, a permanent cofferdam was designed as an integral part of the new systemen_US
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dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1969.3/23284
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dc.notesCompilation and indexing terms, Copyright 2004 Elsevier Engineering Information, Incen_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseries50873.00en_US
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dc.subjectCOFFERDAMSen_US
dc.subjectConstructionen_US
dc.subjectFLOOD CONTROLen_US
dc.subjectShore protectionen_US
dc.titleCofferdams EM dash fast flood protectionen_US
dc.typeJournalen_US
dc.universityen_US
dc.vol-issue48(9)en_US

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