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Evaluating the steady-state of twin tunnels of Pirtaghi dam power plant under earthquake loadings
  • Saeed Jamali Zavareh,
  • Narges Saadat Tayarani
Saeed Jamali Zavareh
Sazbon Pajouh Consulting Engineers Co

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Narges Saadat Tayarani
Toossab Consulting Engineers Company
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The design of structures for a long time use represents a big challenge in the rock mechanics and tunneling works. The water supply of the Pirtaghi Dam reservoir-pumping power plant in Iran is provided by the twin tunnels. Since the Pirtaghi dam site is located in an earthquake-prone area, it will probably experience earthquakes in its lifetime. So, in this project, the steady-state of the support system of the twin tunnels of the water supply of the Pirtaghi power plant under likely earthquake and static loading is evaluated by a 3D numerical modeling. The results show that the system is capable to guarantee stability against seismic loads.
27 Aug 2021Submitted to Engineering Reports
30 Aug 2021Assigned to Editor
30 Aug 2021Submission Checks Completed
03 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
15 Oct 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Major