The role of trackless methods in underground excavation has increased rapidly over the past two decades. In paper it is attempted to define the general parameters within which this expansion will most likely continue, and to outline the areas of most promising application. The pitfalls have not been ignored. They are there, waiting especially for the planner who is convinced that trackless is the answer to all underground excavation. Obviously it isn't; nor is boring, conventional rail, or any of the other basic methods. But for the planner who is knowledgeable about trackless, or seeks to learn from those who are knowledgeable, the opportunities to benefit from this technique are virtually unlimited.

  • Authors:
    • Lewis, S P
    • Sundeen, R L
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

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  • Accession Number: 00095270
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM