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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: Design of Concrete Linings for Large Underground Conduits
Author(s): R. S. Sandhu
Publication: Journal Proceedings
Appears on pages(s): 737-750
Abstract:Attention is drawn to the effect of restraint offered by rock to deformation of an underground conduit lining. A method of evaluating the passive pressures and of determining the final moments for design is also given. The principles, in an approximate form, have been successfully employed in the design of the tunnel system of Bhakra Dam, India, achieving considerable economy in reinforcement requirements.
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