Predrag Janković, Tomislav Igić, Miroslav Radovanović, Dragana Turnić, Srđan Živković

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Water jet processing techniques can be successfully applied in many fields of civil engineering, such as: structural engineering, structural reconstruction, renovation, demolition and recycling. The problem of cutting difficult-to-machine materials led to the development and application of today the most attractive method for contour cutting - Abrasive Water Jet Cutting (AWJC). It is a high-tech technique that provides unique capabilities compared to conventional machining processes. This paper, along the theoretical derivations, provides a study on use of water jet in construction and civil engineering. The particular part of this paper deals with the results of the original experimental research on granite and aluminum cutting.


Abrasive water jet cutting, civil engineering, damage mechanics, granite specimen test, aluminum specimen test

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