The Scientific World Journal / 2014 / Article / Fig 8

Research Article

Effects of Outlets on Cracking Risk and Integral Stability of Super-High Arch Dams

Figure 8

The principal stress distribution (analysis case A; Unit: pa; “−” denotes compression stress, and “+” denotes tension stress).
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(a) The first principal stress at upstream surface
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(b) The third principal stress at upstream surface
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(c) The first principal stress at downstream surface
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(d) The third principal stress at downstream surface