Dam Safety 2017: Poster Presentations & Lightning Talks

External Flood Risk Assessment of a Potential Radial Gate Failure in Lake Robinson Dam
James Barbis, P.E., CFM; Davide Motta, Ph.D, Water Resources Profesional; and Alex J. Carroll, Water Resources Profesional, AMEC Foster Wheeler; N. Douglas Woody, Acting Manager, PRA Applications, Duke Energy; and Fehmida Mesania, Ph.D., P.E., Flooding Engineer, H.B. Robinson Nuclear Plant, Duke Energy

The Use of Specific Studies to Help Engineers to Better Estimate the Mechanical and Dynamic Properties of Embankment Soils. Case Study In South-Eastern France.
Benjamin Girard, Civil Work Engineer, Electricité de France; D.H. Doan, Senior Geotechnical Engineer; Niculai Droniuc, Senior Technical Consultant; and Cyril Guilleman, Director of Geomonitoring, Fugro GeoConsulting SAS; Ferdinand Stoelben, Managing Director; and Sébastien Cappy, Geologist, GmbH

An Overview of the Hurricane Matthew in North Carolina Dam Risk Management Report
Katy Goolsby-Brown, P.E., CFM, Civil Engineer; and John G. (Bud) Plisich, Civil Engineer, Federal Emergency Management Agency

Stuck in the Muck – Impacts of Lake Bed Sediment on Dam Remediation
Donald Green, P.E., Technical Specialist; Ed Kaminski, P.E., Project Manager; and Brian Afek, P.E., Project Manager, Michael Baker International, Inc.

Decoding the Drowning Machines: How CFD Modeling Can Predict Dangerous Rollers at Low Head Dams
Benjamin Israel-Devadason, P.E., CFM; and Paul G. Schweiger, P.E., CFM., Vice President, Gannett Fleming, Inc.; and Dr. Bruce Tschantz, P.E., Professor Emeritus, Civil and Environmental Engineering University of Tennessee

Geotechnical Design Criteria for Large, Dry, Flood Control Earth Dams
Christopher Jones, P.E., Senior Project Engineer; and Dan Back, P.E., S.E., Principal, Stantec Consulting Services

170th Anniversary of the 1847 Failure of South Fork Dam, Johnstown, PA
Charles E. Karpowicz, P.E.

Underwater Acoustic Remote Sensing for Predictive Maintenance Modeling of Dams
Kenneth J LaBry, C. H. Fenstermaker & Associates, LLC

Anatomy of a Risk Assessment: East Brimfield Dam Periodic Assessment
Erik W. Matthews, US Army Corps of Engineers

Fort Hood Dam Safety Program Development
Dustin Mortensen, P.E., Engineer; and Mark Ickert, P.E., Engineer, Freese and Nichols; Curtis Eickenloff, Directorate of Public Works; and Lynn Schaub, Directorate of Public Works, Fort Hood, Texas, US Army Corps of Engineers

Using Soil-cement to Construct an Overtopping Gravity Dam
Pete Nix, P.E., Senior Program Manager; and Steven Riedy, P.E., Geotechnical Engineer, Tetra Tech

Considerations for Precedent-Setting Filtered Tailings Facilities in the Future
Kate Patterson, P.E., P.Eng., Associate; Jim Casey, P.E., P.Eng., Tailings Engineer; Lindsay Robertson, M.Sc., P.Geo., Associate; Harvey McLeod, P.Eng., P.Geo., Principal; and Leonard Murray, P.Eng., President, Klohn Crippen Berger

Tibble Fork Dam Rehabilitation
Jacob S. Price, P.E., Resident Engineer; Bradford E. Price, P.E., Principal and President; S. Robert Johnson, P.E., Principal; and Brandon D. Horrocks, P.E., Design Engineer, RB&G Engineering, Inc.

Vibration Considerations for a New Aggregate Operation Next to a Dam
Geoffrey Rigsby, Southwest Regional Manager, Vibra-Tech Engineers, Inc

Importance of Break Lines in 2D HEC-RAS Dam Breach Models
Ben Rufenacht, P.E., Senior Engineer; and Larry Sample, Associate Engineer, Amec Foster Wheeler

Remote Sensing Approach to Upstream Slope Inspection
Travis Shoemaker, Lafayette College

Standardized Geotechnical Data Management and the Dam Safety Community
Raphael Siebenmann, P.E.; Dr. Ali Ebrahimi, P.E., Senior Engineer; and Dr. Robert Bachus, P.E., Senior Principal, Geosyntec Consultants

Approach to Modernization of a Portfolio of Dams and Improving Flood Control
Tina Stanard, P.E., Water Resources, Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Would Texas Be Texas Without Dams?
Victor M. Vasquez, P.E., Patrick Miles, P.E., Engineer, and Grady Hillhouse, P.E., Project Engineer, Freese and Nichols, Inc.

Design of a New Dam on the Kentucky River – Spotlighting the Renovation of Kentucky River Lock and Dam No. 10 Project
Benjamin T. Webster, P.E., Project Manager, Stantec Cosulting Services, Inc.

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