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Tables of Contents for Dams
Chapter/Section Title
Page #
Page Count
Acknowledgements
ix-xi
2
General Editor's Preface
xiii-xiv
1
Introduction
xv-xl
25
1 Sadd-el-Kafara, the world's oldest large dam
1
6
G. Garbrecht
2 The Roman dams of Subiaco
7
12
Norman A.F. Smith
3 The chapter on weirs in the Codex of Juanelo Turriano: a question of authorship
19
18
J.A. Garcia-Diego
4 Architecture for fish: the Sienese dam on the Bruna River-structures and designs, ca. 1468-1530
37
30
Nicholas Adams
5 The evolution of the arch dam
67
12
N.J. Schnitter
6 The evolution of buttress dams
79
8
N.J. Schnitter
7 The evolution of British dams
87
18
Geoffrey Binnie
8 The Jones Falls Dam on the Rideau Canal, Ontario, Canada
105
16
Robert F. Legget
9 Nineteenth-century hydropower: design and construction of the Lawrence Dam, 1845-1848
121
30
Peter M. Molloy
10 The failure of the Bouzey Dam in 1895
151
20
Norman A.F. Smith
11 George Deacon (1843-1909) and the Vyrnwy works
171
16
I. Davidson
12 Engineering in the progressive era: a new look at Frederick Haynes Newell and the U.S. Reclamation Service
187
36
Donald C. Jackson
13 A narrow window of opportunity: the rise and fall of the fixed steel dam
223
20
Terry S. Reynolds
14 Considering the multiple arch dam: theory, practice and the ethics of safety in a case of innovative hydraulic engineering
243
24
Donald C. Jackson
15 Historical development of British embankment dams to 1960
267
38
A.W. Skempton
16 Machine-age iconography in the American west: the design of Hoover dam
305
32
Richard Guy Wilson
17 Hoover Dam: a study in domination
337
18
Donald Worster
Index
355