Accession Number : ADA330894

Title :   REMR Management Systems-Navigation Structures, Condition Rating Procedures for Roller Dam Gates.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : CONSTRUCTION ENGINEERING RESEARCH LAB (ARMY) CHAMPAIGN IL

Personal Author(s) : Greiman, Lowell F. ; Stecker, James H. ; Kraal, Timothy A. ; Foltz, Stuart D.

PDF Url : ADA330894

Report Date : JUN 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 89

Abstract : The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has designed and constructed many lock and dam facilities on navigable U.S. inland waterways. As these civil works structures age, the need for condition assessment and maintenance plans grows. This report focuses on assessing the condition of the roller dam gate structures within the Corp's civilian projects by developing an inspection and rating procedure that describes the condition of roller dam gates in a consistent and uniform manner. Field investigations were conducted at several sites, and experts from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were consulted to form a rating system based on engineering rules and considering the opinions of the experts. This report describes the general inspection and rating system, including defining a condition index and describing roller dam gate distresses. The report also describes the inspection procedure and the rules for calculating condition indexes for roller dam gates.

Descriptors :   *DAMS, *LOCKS(WATERWAYS), MANAGEMENT PLANNING AND CONTROL, PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE, FACILITIES, FIELD TESTS, GATES(CIRCUITS), ENGINEERING, INSPECTION, ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS, INLAND WATERWAYS, HYDRAULIC GATES.

Subject Categories : Hydrology, Limnology and Potamology
      Civil Engineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE