From Classroom to Conemaugh: Pittsburgh Students Dive into Dam Engineering
In a convergence of academia and real-world engineering, a group of students from the University of Pittsburgh’s Hydrologic Analysis and Design course explored the Conemaugh River Dam to expand their engineer learning beyond conventional classroom boundaries. This bedrock core sample sits outside the entry gate as a reminder to visitors of the estimated 130 cubic yards of bedrock excavated to create the dam in 1952 in Saltsburg, Pennsylvania, Oct. 13, 2023.

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