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The International Concrete Abstracts Portal is an ACI led collaboration with leading technical organizations from within the international concrete industry and offers the most comprehensive collection of published concrete abstracts.
Title: Evaluation of Shotcrete Application Under Field Conditions
Author(s): F.E. Valencia
Publication: Special Publication
Appears on pages(s): 115-148
Abstract:As a general rule the theoretical advancement of any product or system leads the practical implementation of the product or system by a large margin. Shotcrete of course, is no exception. Design Engineers have at their disposal volumes of theoretical data from which to design a support for underground structures. Where design data is not applicable, the old rule, "when in doubt, build it stout", usually is employed.
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