Unformatted text preview: London Tower Bridge Chesapeake Bay Bridge-Tunnel
Total Length - 17.5 miles
u Two Mile-Long Tunnels
u Aircraft Carriers, Tankers, Etc.
u First Moveable
u Span - 800 feet
u Orwigsburg (1821) - Auburn, Penn t 450 feet - First In US
u Mont Cenis (1871) - France To Italy t 8.5 miles - First Railroad Tunnel
u Simplon (1922) - Switzerland To Italy t 12.3 miles - “Most Famous In World”
u New York Tunnels t Holland (1927), Lincoln (37,45,57)
u Channel Tunnel (1993 ?) Dams
u Types t Gravity, Arch, Butress, Embankment
t Combined Types
u Egypt - 4000 BC t Nile River - City of Memphis
u Grand Coulee Dam
u Hoover Dam
u Aswan High Dam t 21 miles Grand Coulee Dam (1933-42)
Washington Lead States in Hydroelectric Power
u Gravity Dam - Columbia River
u t 550 feet High, 4172 feet Long
u 6.5 Million kW by 1980 1 ...
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This note was uploaded on 06/12/2011 for the course EGN 3000 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '09 term at University of South Florida.
- Spring '09