Dams & Embankments (TC210)

Dams & Embankments (TC210)

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Technical Committee

TERMS OF REFERENCES TC 210 DamsChair: Xu Zeping Terms of Reference• To promote co-operation and exchange of information concerning research and developments in geotechnical issues of dam construction among TC members and ISSMGE member societies.• To encourage the application of the latest research results of soil mechanics and geotechnical engineering in practices of dam engineering.• To summarize and share experiences on dealing with geotechnical problems in dam construction practices. Encourage report and discussion on dam failure incidents and the solutions for dam constructed under complex geological conditions.• To advance the above aims through collaboration with ICOLD (International Committee on Large Dams). Encourage TC members join the activities of ICOLD.Activities Planned• Knowledge dissemination on geotechnical issues of dam engineering• Publish case histories (with International Journal of Geotechnical Case Histories)• Arrange short courses and dam site visit• Organize specialty conferences, symposiums and workshops• Arrange TC210 sessions on ISSMGE Conferences

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