METHODS OF SHOTCRETE CONSTRUCTION FOR PERSONNEL SHELTERS
NAVAL CIVIL ENGINEERING LAB PORT HUENEME CA
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To evaluate methods for the economical construction of shotcrete personnel shelters, shotcrete arches were cast over various forms a Quonset arch, a flexible plywood shell, a pneumatic airform, and a compacted earth mound. Salvageable Quonsets were found to be the most economical. Wet-mix shotcrete containing coarse aggregate was placed which permitted use of conventional concrete mixes.
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