- Japan Society of Civil Engineers
- 土木史研究論文集 (ISSN:13495712)
- vol.23, pp.117-133, 2004-06-15 (Released:2010-06-04)
The purpose of this paper is establishing the historical review of concrete dams in the modernized era in Japan, from the viewpoint of dam engineer' words. First, we summarized their achievements for every fields, such as a water supply, hydraulic generation, irrigation, erosion control, and others. We extracted their words described about design and construction of concrete dams from the collected technical papers, textbooks of those days, and their memoirs. And we tried to analyze and clarify how technology was introduced, and it developed and was evaluated.