Water Resources Development and Management

ICDSME 2019

Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering

Editors: Mohd Sidek, Lariyah, Salih, Gasim Hayder Ahmed, Boosroh, Mohd Hariffin (Eds.)

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  • Presents peer-reviewed papers from the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICDSME 2019)
  • Includes contributions from both industry and academia 
  • Highlights the latest developments in the area and discusses how to build sustainable dams with the environment in mind
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This book presents peer-reviewed articles from the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering (ICDSME 2019), organized by the Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD), Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB), Department of Irrigation and Drainage (DID) and Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN). With the theme  “resilient dams for resilient communities,” the conference highlighted the latest developments in the area and provided a platform for researchers and professionals to exchange ideas and to address dam safety and engineering issues with the environment in mind. The topics covered included, but was not limited to, best practices in dam safety, reservoir management, dam health monitoring, risk assessment, emergency management and sustainable dams.

About the authors

Prof. Ir. Dr. Lariyah Mohd Sidek is a Professor at the Civil Engineering Department and Head of the Sustainable Technology and Environment Group (STEG) & Strategic Planning, at the Institute of Energy Infrastructure (IEI), UNITEN. She received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Kyoto University, Japan; M.Sc. in Hydrology Engineering from University of Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom; and B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from University of Pittsburgh, USA. She has been actively involved in numerous research projects and consultancy services in the area of hydrotechnical, dam safety, hydrodynamic modeling, dam break analysis, reservoir sedimentation and flood forecasting. Currently, she is a President of Malaysian National Committee on Large Dams (MYCOLD), Executive Member of the Malaysian Hydrological Society (MHS) and Executive Member of Water Resources Technical Division, Institution of Engineers Malaysia. She has authored and co-authored over 300 articles in various journals, book chapters and proceedings, and has received more than 30 national and international awards related to water research, hydrology and hydrotechnical design and invention.

 

Dr. Gasim Hayder is a senior lecturer at the Civil Engineering Department, College of Engineering, Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN), where he has been a faculty member since 2013. He teaches, conducts research and provides short courses and consultancy services to industry, especially in the field of water and wastewater treatment, assessment and monitoring. He also served as Head of Unit at the Institute of Energy Infrastructure (IEI); Head of Water & Environmental Engineering Unit at the Department of Civil Engineering; senior researcher for Sustainable Engineering Group UNITEN. He received his Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS (UTP), Malaysia; M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering from Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM), Malaysia; and B.Sc. in Civil Engineering from Omdurman Islamic University, Sudan. He is also MIET Chartered Engineer (CEng) from the Engineering Council (UK). He has extensive practical engineering, teaching and management experience. He has written several publications, filed patents and copyrights and has received national and international awards.

Dr. Mohd Hariffin has a Master’s in Electricity Production and a Ph.D. in Fuel and Energy from the University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Prior to his appointment as General Manager in Generation & Environment, he was the Dean of the College of Graduate Studies and Director of Research Management Centre at Universiti Tenaga Nasional. Dr. Hariffin has more than 28 years of experience in various fields of the electricity supply industry, including fuel handling & management, power plant operation, education & training, and research & development. He is currently leading various high-impact and breakthrough R&D projects at TNB Research, particularly in the areas of low-carbon power generation and green technology. Dr. Harifin is an active member of the Universiti Tenaga Nasional (UNITEN) Industry Advisory Panel for both Bachelor and Master of Mechanical Engineering programs. He is also a member of the Research Expert Panel, Workshop for Mission Oriented Research (MOR) – Hybrid Energy System for Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS.

Table of contents (66 chapters)

Table of contents (66 chapters)
  • Challenges in Preparation and Implementation of Dam Safety Emergency Plan for Hydroelectric Plants in Sarawak

    Pages 1-9

    Tipol, Farah Hanan Binti

  • Optimizing Reservoir Operation Under Changing Climate: A Case Study of Murum-Bakun Hydro Cascade in Sarawak

    Pages 10-19

    Hussain, Mubasher (et al.)

  • Visual Inspection of Penstocks and Water Tunnels for Hydropower Plants in Malaysia

    Pages 20-25

    Edzham, O. (et al.)

  • Sediment Yield Modeling as Sediment Management Strategies Towards Sustainability of Hydropower Reservoirs in Malaysia

    Pages 26-37

    Razad, Azwin Zailti Abdul (et al.)

  • Review on Seismic Hazard Parameters for Design and Construction of Large Dams in Peninsular Malaysia

    Pages 38-50

    Suhatril, Meldi (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
ICDSME 2019
Book Subtitle
Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Dam Safety Management and Engineering
Editors
  • Lariyah Mohd Sidek
  • Gasim Hayder Ahmed Salih
  • Mohd Hariffin Boosroh
Series Title
Water Resources Development and Management
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-1971-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-1971-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-1970-3
Series ISSN
1614-810X
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 683
Number of Illustrations
43 b/w illustrations, 328 illustrations in colour
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