The purpose of grouting is to modify the permeability and strength characteristics of the subsoil in such a way that the planned structure can be efficiently constructed at a given location. This technique, which originally underwent considerable development in the field of dam construction is constantly evolving and it becomes more and more important in urban zones of intensive underground development for projects such as transport tunnels, stations, car parks, etc.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Appeared in the proceedings of the North American Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference 1972, Vol. 2. Conference was held by the Society of Mining Engineers and the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy and Petroleum Engineers.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Institute of Mining, Mettalurgy & Petroleum Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017
  • Authors:
    • Haffen, M
    • Janin, J
  • Publication Date: 1972

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  • Features: Figures; References;

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00051929
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: American Institute of Mining, Mettalurgy & Petroleum Engineers
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 26 1974 12:00AM