Guidelines and Recommendations on Shotcrete—An International Compilation

by Bo Malmberg, J&W Bygg & Anlaeggning AB, Karlstad, Sweden,
Tomas Franzén, J&W Bygg & Anlaeggning AB, Karlstad, Sweden,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Shotcrete for Underground Support VI


Part of the work within the International Tunnelling Association's (ITA) working group Shotcrete Use has been to compile existing guidelines and recommendations concerning shotcrete, particularly fibre reinforced shotcrete for rock support. The objective has been to put together a consensus of what is more or less officially recommended practice in different countries today. This paper is a short, summarizing review of this compilation.

Subject Headings: Existing buildings | Material mechanics | Soil stabilization | Rocks | Tunneling | Excavation | Riprap | Shotcrete

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