FIFTY YEARS IN THE EVOLUTION OF EARTHMOVING AND SOIL STABILIZATION EQUIPMENT

CINQUANTE ANS D'EVOLUTION DES MATERIELS DE TERRASSEMENT ET DE STABILISATION DES SOLS

THE AUTHOR BRIEFLY REVIEWS THE MOST CHARACTERISTIC MACHINES USED FOR EARTHWORKS AND ATTEMPTS TO SHOW THE GREAT STRIDES IN TECHNOLOGY OVER THE LAST 50 YEARS: SHOVELS, BULLDOZERS, SCRAPERS, TRANSPORT EQUIPMENT. A COST-BENEFIT ANALYSIS IS CONDUCTED, AND COMMENTS ARE MADE ON THE EVOLUTION IN THE TECHNIQUES OF REUSING MATERIALS. AFTER THE EFFORT MADE TO DESIGN EXTRA LARGE MACHINES, THE TREND IS NOW TO INCREASE THE OUTPUT, THE SENSITIVITY OF THE EQUIPMENT AND ITS OPERATIONAL SPEED. SEE ALSO IRRD ABSTRACT NO 106831.

Language

  • French

Media Info

  • Pagination: 157-64
  • Monograph Title: FIFTY YEARS SERVICE TO HIGHWAY ENGINEERING
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 01297658
  • 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 6:27AM