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The Delft Sand, Clay & Rock Cutting Model							| TU Delft Open Textbooks

The Delft Sand, Clay & Rock Cutting Model | TU Delft Open Textbooks

In dredging, trenching, (deep sea) mining, drilling, tunnel boring and many other applications, sand, clay or rock has to be excavated. This book gives an overview of cutting theories. It starts with a generic model, which is valid for all types of soil (sand, clay and rock) after which the specifics of dry sand, water saturated sand, clay, atmospheric rock and hyperbaric rock are covered. For each soil type small blade angles and large blade...

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