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Engineering    2016, Vol. 2 Issue (4) : 490 -497
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The Cemented Material Dam: A New, Environmentally Friendly Type of Dam
Jinsheng Jia1,(),Michel Lino2,Feng Jin3,Cuiying Zheng1
1. China Institute of Water Resources and Hydropower Research, Beijing 100038, China
2. ISL Ingénierie, Saint-Jean-de-Luz 64500, France
3. Tsinghua University, Beijing 100084, China

The first author proposed the concept of the cemented material dam (CMD) in 2009. This concept was aimed at building an environmentally friendly dam in a safer and more economical way for both the dam and the area downstream. The concept covers the cemented sand, gravel, and rock dam (CSGRD), the rockfill concrete (RFC) dam (or the cemented rockfill dam, CRD), and the cemented soil dam (CSD). This paper summarizes the concept and principles of the CMD based on studies and practices in projects around the world. It also introduces new developments in the CSGRD, CRD, and CSD.

Keywords Cemented material dam (CMD)      Cemented sand      gravel      and rock dam (CSGRD)      Rockfill concrete (RFC) dam      Cemented rockfill dam (CRD)      Cemented soil dam (CSD)      Material properties     
Corresponding Authors: Jinsheng Jia   
Just Accepted Date: 17 October 2016   Online First Date: 24 November 2016    Issue Date: 28 December 2016
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