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Shotcrete practice in underground construction

J.W Mahar

Shotcrete practice in underground construction

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Published by Dept. of Civil Engineering, University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill .
Written in English

  • Gunite,
  • Underground construction,
  • Tunnels -- Design and construction

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] J.W. Mahar, H.W. Parker, W.W. Wuellner.
    ContributionsParker, Henry W., Wuellner, W.W., Blanck, Jan A., United States. Federal Railroad Administration.
    LC ClassificationsTA 446 M22 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14881662M

    Shotcrete research and practice in Sweden—development over 35 years, B.J. Holmgren Design and construction of a permanent shotcrete lining—The A3 Hindhead Project, UK, T.J. Ireland, and S. Stephenson Shotcrete with blended cement and calcium aluminate based powder accelerator for improved durability, A. Ishida, M. Iwasaki, and A. Araki. Shotcrete (also known as sprayed concrete, or gunite) is a semidry mix that is sprayed onto a surface, and is consolidated onto it by the impact, and requires no formwork. The nozzle from which it is sprayed may be held by an operative or, on larger projects, such as tunnel linings, it is on a robot arm.

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Guide for Specifying Underground Shotcrete Paperback – January 1, by ACI Committee (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Paperback, January 1, "Please retry" $ $ Author: ACI Committee The compressive strength of shotcrete is 25 ~ 40 MPa, the tensile strength is ~ MPa, and its bonding power with stone is ~ MPa, which can meet the requirements of underground structures completely.

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Sharp and T. Franzen), The logistics of shotcrete in underground mining Ground support with mechanized shotcreting abbreviates working cycles in underground mining, as it is applied faster than wire mesh.

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