SP-045: Use of Shotcrete for Underground Structural Support

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Proceedings of the Engineering Foundation Conference cosponsored by ACI and ASCE. Compilation of 25 papers; 7 session summaries; opening remarks; keynote address of the conference; conference program; and a list of the participants from the June 16-20, 1973 Engineering Foundation Conference. Topics discussed at the conferenece were: use of shotcrete from the standpoint of the owner, the designer, and the contractor; American shotcrete applications; European shotcrete practices; construction and equipment workshop; design workshop; and shotcrete case histories and specialities.


Document Details

Publication Year: 1974


Categories: Shotcrete

Formats: PDF

Table of Contents

Keynote Address

Use of Shotcrete From the Standpoint of the Owner

Use of Shotcrete From the Standpoint of the Designer

Use of Shotcrete From the Standpoint of the Contractor

Summary of Session I-Opening

Development of Shotcrete for Metro Construction in Washtington

Shotcrete Practices at the Henderson Mine

Summary of Session II - Shotcrete Applications in the Americas

Use of Remote Controlled Spraying Nozzle

Use of Shotcrete for Tunneling in Difficult Grounds

Summary of Session III - European Shotcreting Practices

Volumetric Proportioning, Blending, and Mixing

Using Accelerator - Wet Process

Practical Aspects of Shotcrete Application

Shotcrete Safety and Evironmental Control

Summary of Workshop A

Bureau of Reclamation Shotcrete Design Practices

Selection/Design of Shotcrete for Temporary Support

Geologic Considerations in Shotcrete Design

Use of Special Cements in Shotcrete

Summary of Workshop B Shotcrete Design

Quality Control and Application New Melones Project

New Developments in In-Place Testing of Shotcrete

Corps of Engineers Studies of Shotcrete

Early Age Strength Properties of Shotcrete

Instrumentation to Monitor Behavior of Shotcrete Support Systems

Shotcrete Durability and Strength A Practical Viewpoint

Current Field Research Program on Shotcrete

Summary of Workshop C

Shotcrete for Structural Rehabilitation

Remote Nozzle Permits High Production & Safety

Polymer Shotcrete

Polymer Shotcrete

Author's Closure Polymer Shotcrete

Summary of Session X - Shotcrete Case Histories and Specialties

Summary of the Conference

Resolutions Adopted by the Conference

Program of the Conference


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