Ass. Pro. Dr. Mohammed Shaker Mahmoud Shukrgi, lecturer at the Faculty of Engineering at the University of Kufa, published a scientific research titled: “Mechanical Behavior of Dam Foundation with Vertical Sand Drain, Case Study: Sombar Dam” in the Journal of Engineering and Technological Sciences of Indonesia, a journal in the Scopus (Q2) containers and within the emergency quotation index of the Clarivate Institution.
This research is the result of shared supervision of postgraduate studies at the University of Ferdowsi / Iran. The research dealt with analyzing the stability of an earth dam at the site of northeastern Iran with a sand drainage of various dimensions in the area of the dam foundation. The results were excellent by increasing the stability of the dam in terms of landing and safety factor.