An Overview of Shotcrete Usage on the SSC

by Steven H. Baldauf, (M.ASCE), PB/MK Team, Dallas, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Structures Congress XII


Shotcrete has been widely used on the Superconducting Super Collider for initial support of tunnel excavations in both the strong and weak rock formations encountered. Different types and purposes of linings are discussed. Numerical modeling comparisons are included for lined and unlined tunnels.

Subject Headings: Shotcrete | Reinforced concrete | Concrete beams | Numerical models | Rocks | Comparative studies | Beams | Limestone

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