The safe operation of dams greatly depends on good maintenance practice. The recent failure of the Shakidor dam (Pakistan, February 2005) as well as previous similar disasters such as Malpasset [Londe, 19761; Vaiont, 19642] underline the importance of investigating the efficiency of the monitoring systems and the use of the recorded data so far.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal on Hydropower and Dams|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Dec 2007|
- structural health monitoring
- structural displacement
- monitoring system
- geodetic monitoring