Interesting Links


  1. La excavación mecánica de rocas. Cornejo Alvarez L., Ingeniero de minas. Revista de Obras Públicas, Octubre 1987. Pg. 649 a 664

  2. Towards the prediction of rock excavation machine performance. Deketh H. J. R., Alvarez Grima M., Hergarden I. M., Giezen M., Verhoef P. N. W., 1998. Bull Eng Geol Env (1998) 57 : 3–15.

  3. Forecasting rock trencher performance using fuzzy logic. Alvarez Grima M., Verhoef P.N.W., 1998. International Journal of rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 36 (1999): 413 – 432.

  4. Knowledge-Based Fuzzy Model for Performamce Prediction of a Rock-Cutting Trencher. Den Hartog M.H., Babuska R., Deketh H.J.R, Alvarez Grima M., Verhoef P.N.W., Verbruggen H.B., 1996. International Journal of Approximate Reasoning 1997; 16: 43-66

  5. Performance of chain trenchers in mixed ground. Ian W. Farmer Associates Ltd, 1996. Journal of Construction Engineering and Management, June 1996: 115-118.

  6. Performance of rock cutting trenchers at different sites. Deketh H.J.R., Giezen M., Alvarez Grima M., Den Hartog M.H., 1996. Proceedings of the 2nd North American Rock Mechanics Symposium, Montreal (June 1996)

  7. Wear of Rock Cutting Tools. Laboratory Experiments on the Abrasivity of Rock. Deketh H.J.R., 1995. Balkema Publishers, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (1995) ISBN 9054106204

  8. Correlation of rock properties and the cutting performance of tunnelling machines. McFeat-Smith I., Fowell R.J., 1977. Proceedings of the Conference on Rock Engineering, Newcastle upon Tyne (1977), pp. 581–602

  9. T-850 rock cutting trencher performance and fuzzy logic. Den Hartog M.H., 1996. Memoirs of the Centre of Engineering Geology, Mining and Petroleum Engineering, 132 (1996) TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

  10. Rock properties relevant to tool wear and production of rock cutting trenchers. Giezen M., 1993. Memoirs of the Centre of Engineering Geology, Mining and Petroleum Engineering, 110 (1993) TU Delft, Delft, The Netherlands

  11. Performance of Chain Trenchers in Rock: Database and Prediction. Sweeney M., Leng S.A, Pettifer G.S, Haustermans L., 2005. Terrain and Geohazard Challenges Facing Onshore Oil and Gas Pipelines. International Conference.

  12. Manual de Túneles y Obras Subterráneas. Varios autores. Tercera Edición, Madrid Mayo 2000. Editor: López Jimeno, C. I.S.B.N. 84-921708-1-6.