Diagnostic Investigation of Hydro Electric Project Made Easy with Remote Operated Vehicle
American Journal of Civil Engineering
Volume 6, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages: 1-4
Received: Sep. 13, 2017;
Accepted: Oct. 11, 2017;
Published: Nov. 21, 2017
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Alex Varughese, Engineering Geophysics Division, Central Soil and Materials Research Station, New Delhi, India
Hari Dev, Engineering Geophysics Division, Central Soil and Materials Research Station, New Delhi, India
Sohan Lal Gupta, Engineering Geophysics Division, Central Soil and Materials Research Station, New Delhi, India
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Regular safety appraisal of dam and its appurtenant structures is recommended by dam safety committees. Monitoring of dam is carried out in many ways like Visual inspections, Instrumentation, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) and Underwater Inspection using divers, Remote Operated Vehicle (ROV) and Geophysical methods. In dealing with the safety problems during the operation, maintenance and surveillance of dams, it is essential to carefully collect process and study all available information. Underwater scanning, using ROV, is a good solution for assessment of health of submerged portion of structures. This paper presents case studies of underwater scanning of an important Hydro Electric Project using the Remote Operated Vehicle for the diagnostic investigation.
Dam Safety, Remote Operated Vehicle, Underwater Inspection, Diagnostic Investigation, Instrumentation
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Diagnostic Investigation of Hydro Electric Project Made Easy with Remote Operated Vehicle, American Journal of Civil Engineering.
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