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Effect of grain shape and petrographic composition of railway ballast on the Impact Test

Have a look at Elisabeth Uhlig’s master‘s thesis in the LIBRARY menu! Elisabeth studied Geology at TU Graz and University of Graz. Her thesis is part of the TU Graz ballast attrition test evaluation project and makes extensive use of

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Stützmaßnahmen in der Geotechnik

Stützmaßnahmen in der Geotechnik Bemessung – Ausführung – Langzeitverhalten 24. und 25. April 2014 Technische Universität Graz, Petersgasse 16, Hörsaal P1 Weitere Informationen: http://cvk.tugraz.at/

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Effect of grain shape and petrographic composition of railway ballast on the Impact Test, by Elisabeth Uhlig.

For those interested in the properties of railway ballast and durability – and the use of PETROSCOPE 4D – and if you are near to Graz in Steiermark, Austria!  Then you should go to Graz University of Technology / Technische

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New website online !

A new Petromodel, wordpress-powered website is now online. Now with weekly updates, keeping visitors informed with news and upcoming events. http://www.petromodel.is

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Chinese patent granted

Apparatus and method for analysis of size, form and angularity and for compositional analysis of mineral and rock particles. Chinese patent number issued 10 February 2014. Assignee: Petromodel ehf.

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Dr. Holger Bach of Petromodel ehf talking at Messen in der Geotechnik 2014 in Braunsschweig, Germany

Friday 21 Februar 2014 09:00 Automatisierte Messung der Korngeometrie von Gesteinskörnungen “ Anwendung bei der Evaluierung von Verschleißtests http://www.messen-in-der-geotechnik.de/

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New staff member in Austria: Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Holger Bach

Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Holger Bach was hired as project manager at the Petromodel-company as of 1 December 2013. He is located in the city of Graz in Austria. You can reach him at holger.bach@petromodel.is.

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Petroscope 4D helps to classify tunnel debris

The first samples consisting of tunnel excavation material from the Koralm Tunnel project are being analysed. The Spectral Analysis function of the Petroscope 4D device is used to monitor colour and colour textures of the particles. An elaborated statistical prediction

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Evaluation of attrition tests for railway ballast, by Dipl.-Ing. Holger Bach.

For those interested in the properties of railway ballast and durability – and the use of PETROSCOPE 4D – and if you are near to Graz in Steiermark, Austria! Then you should go to Graz University of Technology/ Technische Universitet

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Beton-bogen, getting an update!

The Danish have started work on an update to Beton-bogen – The Concrete-Book – and it is also available online, but still only in Danish: http://diaphoni.ipapercms.dk/aalborgportland/NordicCement/BetonBogen/BetonBogen1985/

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