oa Civil Engineering = Siviele Ingenieurswese - Rockfall protection
Extracted from text ... ROCKFALL PROTECTION ROCKFALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS ARE A KEY ELEMENT in the design and maintenance of infrastructure networks and have a direct impact on safety. The word 'system' correctly embraces the different structural components that should be considered when taking on a problem of this kind. A key distinction should be made between active and passive protection systems. Passive systems do not affect the process of the rock detaching, but focus, rather, on containing falling debris, thereby averting danger to the infrastructure and its users. These systems include drapery wire mesh, rockfall ERING ? APRIL 2005 31 protection barriers, and rockfall protection ..
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