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Mr. Muhammad Moeen Chief Engineer, National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) delivered lecture through Webinar on Thursday December 2 nd , 2021 to faculty and students of Department of Civil Engineering on the topic “Design of Embankment Dams”. He discussed various research trends in dams design and fundamental steps involved in design of embankment dams. He discussed how different geotechnical parameters should be kept in mind to design a dam also how different factors influence dam design.



He discussed failure criterion of embankment dams, different characteristics of foundation of dams, types of materials available for embankment dams construction, seepage control and foundation treatment methods.At the end of the session, participants asked the questions to the speaker and fruitful discussion was held.




Faculty members & students during the informative lecture