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Architecture of Ancient Tamil Nadu: The Kallanai Dam Story - Satyajit Ghosh and Manu Jaiswal

Satyajit Ghosh, ISBN 13: 9789385462665, Year : 2017, Rs. 2995 Rs. 2460 (Free shipping within India only. No extras for postage and handling. )


The Grand Anaicut at Kallanai, true to its name, significantly recapitulates the magnificent history of the Chola Empire. The intricate system of water-ways amply portrays their mastery, articulating their sagacity as architects and builders par excellence. Although the structure痴 fabric was simple, it has stood robustly on pervious soil for two millennia, often enduring the wrath and fury of the Cauvery. The versatility of architectural modeling has not only relived this exemplar specimen of engineering, but also helped examine and unravel the way it has influenced Tamil Nadu痴 civillisational discourse sustainably through time. Contents A Historical Prelude Chola Art and Architecture Kallanai傍he Grand Anaicut: A beacon of ancient structural engineering Quatinah Barrage / Lake Homs Dam, Syria Proserpina Dam, Spain Cornalvo Dam, Spain Kallanai Dam / Grand Anaicut, India Sayamaike Dam, Japan Tonnur Kere / Moti Talab Dam, India Kebar Dam, Iran Almansa Dam, Spain The Kollidam (Coleroon) Side Water Regulators 3D Model of The Cauvery regulators鳳resent Day Design The Cauvery Regulators Spillway Design and Dam Sectioning The Vennar Regulators 3D Model of The Vennar Regulators鳳resent Day Design 3D Model of The Kollidam Side Water Regulators鳳resent Day Design The Grand Anaicut Canal System Structural Nuances and Modernisation The Grand Anaicut泡 Architectural Reconstruction The Grand Anaicut泡 Hydrological Model Particle Study砲auvery Regulators Particle Study坊ennar Regulators Particle Study飽riginal Dam Structure 2D ANSYS k-epsilon Model Simulations First Frequency Calculation Natural Frequency of Original Dam Structure Conclusion References