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Table 1 Temperature loads for a RCC arch dam

Elevation (m) 0 15 30 45 60 75
Thickness (m) 30.0 25.2 20.4 15.6 10.8 6.0
Coefficient N 0.870 0.855 0.825 0.770 0.710 0.530
Temperature rise Tr (C) 13.94 13.70 13.21 12.33 11.37 8.49
Placing time Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Feb. March
Placinq temp Tp (C) 6.7 6.7 5.0 5.0 6.7 11.6
Tm0=Tp+Tr 20.64 20.4 18.21 17.33 18.07 20.09
Td0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Tm1 13.70 14.44 15.17 15.60 16.37 17.20
Td1 2.47 4.52 5.06 4.21 2.67 1.00
Tm2 0.794 1.054 1.360 1.939 3.586 8.141
Td2 1.962 3.855 4.205 4.160 2.346 0
Temperature loads in winter (C) Tm -7.73 -7.01 -4.40 -3.67 -5.29 -11.03
Td 0.51 0.67 0.86 0.05 0.32 1.00
Temperature loads in summer (C) Tm -6.15 -4.91 -1.68 +0.21 1.89 5.25
Td 4.43 8.38 9.27 8.37 5.02 1.00