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Effects of Slope of Chute on Stilling Basin

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A factor which occasionally affects stilling basin operation is the slope of the chute upstream from the basin. The foregoing experimentation was sufficiently extensive to shed some light on this factor.

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Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project: An Engineering Marvel

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Energy and water are the prime movers of human life, though deficient in oil and gas, Pakistan has abundant water and other energy sources like hydel power, coal, wind and solar power.

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Quasi Static Test

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The quasi-static cyclic tests can be used to conduct both basic and proof tests. In quasi-static tests, loads and/ or displacements are applied at slow rates.

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Shock Table Dynamic Test

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In the absence of a shaking table, some laboratories have developed simple simulators for dynamic testing of structures. One such kind of a facility, named as the shock table, is installed at the University of Roorkee, India and was developed by Keightly [Ke 72].

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Pseudo Dynamic (PsD) Tests

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The concept of pseudo-dynamic test (also called computer-actuator on-line test or hybrid test) was originated in Japan by Takanashi [Ta 75]. Since then, many researchers [TN 87, MS 89] developed the concept and verified the suitability of this method.

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