ROCK FALLS AND ROCK SLIDES ON ROADS. INVENTORY OF PROTECTIVE DEVICES

EBOULEMENTS ET CHUTES DE PIERRES SUR LES ROUTES - RECENSEMENT DES PARADES

WITH A VIEW TO IMPROVING THE EXISTING KNOWLEDGE ON METHODS OF PROTECTION AGAINST ROCK FALLS, THE WORKING GROUP ON CLIFFS CARRIED OUT AN INVENTORY OF EXISTING PROTECTIVE DEVICES. PART 1 OF THE REPORT OUTLINES THE METHODOLOGY USED IN THE STUDY AND PRESENTS SOME COMMENTS ON THE MAIN PROTECTIVE DEVICES WHICH ARE DIVIDED INTO 2 LARGE CATEGORIES: ACTIVE DEVICES FOR STABILIZATION AND PASSIVE DEVICES FOR CONTROLLING THE FALLS AND KEEPING THE ROADS FREE OF OBSTACLES. PART TWO CONSISTS OF A COLLECTION OF INFORMATION SHEETS GIVING EXAMPLES OF DEVICES AND STRESSING IN EACH CASE THE NATURE OF THE DANGER, THE TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF THE PROTECTION SYSTEM, COSTS AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THE DEVICE.

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    GROUPE D'ETUDES DES FALAISES

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  • Publication Date: 1978-7

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  • French

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  • Pagination: 252P
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  • Accession Number: 01290542
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Institut Francais des Sciences et Technologies des Transports, de l'Aménagement et des Réseaux (IFSTTAR)
  • Files: ITRD
  • Created Date: Nov 21 2010 2:15AM