Training Aids for Dam Safety: Inspection and Testing of Gates, Valves, and Other Mechanical Systems [open pdf - 3MB]
"In this module, you will learn the recommended methods for inspecting and testing gates, valves, and other mechanical systems associated with dams, and for detecting deficiencies in these systems. Specific types of mechanical systems will be described, including their basic operating principles and problem areas you should check. You will also learn how mechanical systems relate to the other major components of a dam."
USGPO 1988-000-000; United States Government Printing Office no. 1988-000-000
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