timber crib dam

Portuguese translation: "barragem de madeira"

English term or phrase:timber crib dam
Portuguese translation:"barragem de madeira"
Entered by: Nick Taylor

20:44 Dec 26, 2016
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / segurança de barragens
English term or phrase: timber crib dam
Some of the types of dams are:

Timber Crib Dams
Murilo Lisboa
"barragem de madeira"
"barragem de madeira"
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4"barragem de madeira"
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2represa de caixa de madeira
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"barragem de madeira"

"barragem de madeira"

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represa de caixa de madeira



crib dam = represa de caixa

Note added at 4 hrs (2016-12-27 00:47:22 GMT)


Timber crib dams were erected of heavy timbers or dressed logs in the manner of a log house and the interior filled with earth or rubble. The heavy crib structure supported the dam's face and the weight of the water.

Note added at 3 days5 hrs (2016-12-30 02:08:40 GMT)

Apenas deixando mais uma sugestão (de certa forma parecida com a do Nick).

Nesse contexto, crib = framework:

Civil Engineering.
crib = any of various cellular frameworks of logs, squared timbers, or steel or concrete objects of similar form assembled in layers at right angles, often filled with earth and stones and used in the construction of foundations, dams, retaining walls, etc.


timber crib dam = barragem com estrutura de madeira


...não é isso que se verifica na estrutura de madeira sobre a Barragem do Rio Verde

Represa histórica é danificada pelas chuvas
...a estrutura de madeira que sustentava a comporta de ferro da barragem estourou

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