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.
Civil Engineering Articles
- Syed Ahmad Amin Shah
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.
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].
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.