Seismic Response of Concrete Gravity Dam
Mohit Kumar, Tushar Singh
On June 8th 2005, the Koyna region in Western Maharashtra was affected with an earthquake of Magnitude M 4.2. This earthquake was followed by aftershock of M3.6 .For monitoring the deformation of a dam a GPS receiver was set up on the top of the dam by the Indian Institute of technology Bombay [IITB]. And was continuously operation even at the time of Earthquake. The GPS group at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay has been working over 5 years in this field and analysis of this dam under a research Project funded by Department of Science and Technology. Government of India .The data collected by the receiver on 8 June 2005 was used to analyze the Movement of due to earthquake. Trimble 4000 SSI and Trimble 5700 dual frequency geodetic GPS receiver were also used by GPS team. The Collected Data was processed using Bernese 4.2 software [4]. The dam has withstand many earthquake in past including the devastation 1967 Koynanagar earthquake, resulting in the dam developing some cracks.
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Publication Volume & Issue: Volume 2, Issue 7

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