ÖBV Technical Bulletin

Tunnel Coatings

The technical bulletin on tunnel coatings was created by updating the “Coatings for Tunnel Inner Shells” (2004) bulletin. The new European code of practice is lent particular consideration for instance in assessing the fire behaviour of construction materials.

Topical examples from practical use are also contained in the new bulletin. Essential novelties include the introduction of an approval criterion for on-site application of the technical properties of the tunnel coating (LRV – Light Reflection Value) and for the first time a description of special systems (for example cement-bonded...

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Issue 2011-08 Code of Practice

Code of Practice for the Control, Maintenance and Servicing of Road Tunnels (M KWTP)

Edited by: Forschungsgesellschaft für Straßen-und Verkehrswesen e.V. (FGSV). 2011, 36 pp (DIN A4) with 14 Ills., 10 Tables and 20 Sources. FGSV 419, ISBN 978-3-94-790-82-7. 32.00 euros. Available...

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Issue 2011-04 Austria

White Concrete for Safety in Tunnels

In recent years ever greater demands have been placed on the surfaces of tunnel inner shells for instance with respect to their ability to be cleaned and their brightness for traffic safety reasons. ...

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Issue 2012-02 Planning Aid

Tunnelling Compendium for 2012

Tunnels represent important elements of an effective infrastructure for transport and supply,ranging from construction, operation, maintenance and retrofitting, in other words from the planning stage...

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Issue 2014-07 Special Event

2015 Shotcrete Conference

On January 29 and 30, 2015, the 11th Shotcrete Conference will be staged at the Alpbach Congress Centre in Tyrol; the conference will be chaired by Prof. Wolfgang Kusterle. The main aspects relate to:...

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Issue 2013-06 Book Review

Austrian Guideline on Inner-Shell Concrete

Guideline of the Austrian ­Society for Construction Technology (öbv), Vienna/A, December 2012, 99 pp., DIN A4 with 42 Ill. /Tab. and 50 sources, bound € 45....

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