Waterjet technology is used in a variety of industries including civil engineering, mining, geotechnical engineering, tunnelling, defence, construction and conservation. This book is essential reading for all those engaged in waterjet technology - from manufacturers of the equipment through to Government Contracting Officers who let the awards, to the individual contractors and their engineers.
1. Waterjetting fundament 2. The parts of a high pressure system 3. The use of waterjets in cleaning applications 4. High pressure industrial waterjet cutting 5. Waterjets in civil engineering applications 6. The use of waterjets in mining 7. Waterjet use in rock cutting 8. Waterjet drilling systems 9. Jet assisted mechanical cutting 10. Enhancing waterjet performance 11. Theoretical considerations 12. Safety, health and medical applications