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Excavation Engineering Handbook Tamrock

Excavation Engineering Handbook Tamrock

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Published by: José Gregorio Freites on Jun 08, 2014
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1. Introduction
CONSTRUCTION HANDBOOK
ROCK EXCAVATIONHANDBOOK
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PREFACE
The construction business is continuing to grow at a fast pace worldwide.The construction business is closely related to the world economy as well building of infrastructure. The building volume is increasing even thoughthere are big regional variations. Interesting part of construction is rockexcavation and the big variation of rock properties is challenging everybodyinvolved; contractors, consultants, equipment suppliers etc. At the sametime development of technology is offering new methods and solutions forsurface and underground applications. Sandvik Tamrock haspublished thishandbook to present these applications as well basicinformation to assistselection.Thus this handbook will serve anyone who deals with the construction exca-vation business. It is also good reference tool for those studying relatedsubjects.Several people participated in writing this book and therefore I like toextend my thanks to Unto Ahtola, Karlheinz Gehring, Pekka Kesseli, PeterKogler, Pasi Latva-Pukkila, Arne Lislerud, Maunu Mänttäri, Jukka Naapuri andTuomo Niskanen. Special thanks to Kirsi Nieminen, Nordberg Inc, AimoVuento and his students at South Carelia Polytechnic, Raimo Vuolio,Finnrock Inc and Pekka Särkkä, Helsinki University of Technology. Finally I like to thank Leena K. Vanhatalo collecting and editing this handbook.Matti HeiniöEditor in chief 
ROCKEXCAVATION HANDBOOK
99-808-GB-6000
©
Copyright Sandvik Tamrock Corp. 1999 Any diagramm, picture schematic or other matter contained herein is provided for illustrative purposes only. Accordingly, any matter set forth herein schould not beexclusively relied upon by the reader.
 
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1. INTRODUCTION 
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2.MATERIAL PROPERTIES
2.1 GEOLOGICAL CLASSIFICATION OF ROCKS 
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2.2 MECHANICAL PROPERTIES AND ROCK BEHAVIOUR
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2.3 RATING ROCK MASS CUTTABILITY AND DRILLABILITY 
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2.4 ROCK ABRASIVITY – TOOL SERVICE LIFE 
...................................30
2.5 ROCK MASS CHARACTERIZATION 
.................................................462.5.1 Importance.............................................................................462.5.2 Interbedding...........................................................................462.5.3 Rock mass discontinuities.........................................................47 2.5.4 Classification of rock mass properties........................................482.5.5 Rock pressure..........................................................................52
2.6 BENCH BLASTING OPERATIONS 
...................................................53
2.7 CRUSHABILITY 
..............................................................................57 
2.8 CONCRETE 
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ROCKEXCAVATION HANDBOOK

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