More Details about Introduction To Tunnel Construction

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Author(s)Chapman David Et Al
PublisherT and F India
Publish YearMay 2010


Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as structural issues. This book covers the whole range of areas that you need to know in order to embark upon a career in tunnelling. It also includes a number of case studies of real tunnel projects, to demonstrate how the theory applies in practice. The coverage includes: Both hard-rock and soft-ground conditions; Site investigation, parameter selection, and design considerations; Methods of improving the stability of the ground and lining techniques; Descriptions of the various tunnelling techniques; Health and safety considerations; Monitoring of tunnels during construction. Clear, concise, and heavily illustrated, this is a vital text for final-year undergraduate and MSc students and an invaluable starting point for young professionals.