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Title: Identification of Natural Oscillation Modes for Purposes of Seismic Assessment and Monitoring of HPP Dams

Abstract

The paper puts forward a method for processing data from detailed seismic assessments of HPP dams (dynamic tests). A detailed assessment (hundreds of observation points in dam galleries) is performed with consideration of operating dam equipment and the microseismic noise. It is shown that dynamic oscillation characteristics (natural oscillation frequencies and modes in the main dam axes, the velocities of propagation of elastic waves with given polarization, and so on.) can be determined with sufficient accuracy by using complex transfer functions and pulse characteristics. Monitoring data is processed using data from a detailed assessment, taking account of identified natural oscillation modes and determined ranges of natural frequencies. The spectra of characteristic frequencies thus obtained are used to choose substitution models and estimate the elastic characteristics of the “dam – rock bed” construction system, viz., the modulus of elasticity (the Young modulus), the Poisson ratio, the dam section stiffness with respect to shear, tension and compression and the elastic characteristics of the rock foundation.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. Russian Academy of Sciences, Computer Equipment Design Technology Institute, Siberian Branch (Russian Federation)
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22612656
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Power Technology and Engineering (Print); Journal Volume: 50; Journal Issue: 2; Other Information: Copyright (c) 2016 Springer Science+Business Media New York; http://www.springer-ny.com; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; ACCURACY; DAMS; DATA PROCESSING; HYDROELECTRIC POWER PLANTS; MONITORING; OSCILLATION MODES; POISSON RATIO; ROCK BEDS; ROCKS; SEISMIC NOISE; SHEAR; TRANSFER FUNCTIONS; YOUNG MODULUS

Citation Formats

Kuz’menko, A. P., E-mail: apkuzm@gmail.com, and Saburov, S. V., E-mail: saburov58@yandex.ru. Identification of Natural Oscillation Modes for Purposes of Seismic Assessment and Monitoring of HPP Dams. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0676-9.
Kuz’menko, A. P., E-mail: apkuzm@gmail.com, & Saburov, S. V., E-mail: saburov58@yandex.ru. Identification of Natural Oscillation Modes for Purposes of Seismic Assessment and Monitoring of HPP Dams. United States. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0676-9.
Kuz’menko, A. P., E-mail: apkuzm@gmail.com, and Saburov, S. V., E-mail: saburov58@yandex.ru. 2016. "Identification of Natural Oscillation Modes for Purposes of Seismic Assessment and Monitoring of HPP Dams". United States. doi:10.1007/S10749-016-0676-9.
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title = {Identification of Natural Oscillation Modes for Purposes of Seismic Assessment and Monitoring of HPP Dams},
author = {Kuz’menko, A. P., E-mail: apkuzm@gmail.com and Saburov, S. V., E-mail: saburov58@yandex.ru},
abstractNote = {The paper puts forward a method for processing data from detailed seismic assessments of HPP dams (dynamic tests). A detailed assessment (hundreds of observation points in dam galleries) is performed with consideration of operating dam equipment and the microseismic noise. It is shown that dynamic oscillation characteristics (natural oscillation frequencies and modes in the main dam axes, the velocities of propagation of elastic waves with given polarization, and so on.) can be determined with sufficient accuracy by using complex transfer functions and pulse characteristics. Monitoring data is processed using data from a detailed assessment, taking account of identified natural oscillation modes and determined ranges of natural frequencies. The spectra of characteristic frequencies thus obtained are used to choose substitution models and estimate the elastic characteristics of the “dam – rock bed” construction system, viz., the modulus of elasticity (the Young modulus), the Poisson ratio, the dam section stiffness with respect to shear, tension and compression and the elastic characteristics of the rock foundation.},
doi = {10.1007/S10749-016-0676-9},
journal = {Power Technology and Engineering (Print)},
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place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
}
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