The Structural Engineer > Archive > Volume 62 (1984) > Issues > Issue 4 > Design and Model Testing of the Thames Barrier Gates
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Design and Model Testing of the Thames Barrier Gates

The paper describes the development and design of the steel rising sector gates of the Thames Barrier. Particular attention is also paid to the structural model testing programme which was undertaken as part of the design process. R.G.R. Tappin, Professor P.J. Dowling and P.J. Clark