Design of Underground Installations in Rock: Space Layouts and Excavation Methods
ARMY CORPS OF ENGINEERS WASHINGTON DC
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This manual is one of a series issued for the guidance of engineers in the design of underground installations in rock. It is applicable to all elements of the Corps of Engineers who may be concerned with the design and construction of underground military installations. Criteria are presented herein, and in the related manuals of this series, relative to the protection against weapons of modern warfare afforded by underground installations in rock. The physical and economic factors involved in new construction or the conditioning of existing mines for storage purposes and occupancy are discussed. Guidelines have been included relative to devices and measures that should be taken to meet protective requirements.
- Civil Engineering