Concrete Structures of hydroelectric Dam (South America)

Hydroelectric dam with 190MW installation (over 145m in height) was designed in a region of high seismicity (design PGA 0.525g) in South America. The structural reinforcement and the prestress design were performed by EBLECTON according to the US provisions (ACI, USACE etc.) for the following concrete structures:

(a)  Spillway structure

(b)  Power Intake structure

(c)  Flushing unit conduits

(d)  Filling control conduits

These design works were subcontracted to EBLECTON on 5/4/2011, first submitted in June and fully submitted and approved in September 2011.