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Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Electronic book text)
Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Electronic book text): David Chapman, Nicole Metje

Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Electronic book text)

David Chapman, Nicole Metje

Series: Applied Geotechnics

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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 which 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

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Imprint: Taylor & Francis Group
Country of origin: United States
Series: Applied Geotechnics
Release date: 2010
Authors: David Chapman • Nicole Metje
Format: Electronic book text
Pages: 390
ISBN-13: 978-1-282-64017-7
Categories: Books > Professional & Technical > Civil engineering, surveying & building
Books > Professional & Technical > Civil engineering, surveying & building > General
LSN: 1-282-64017-8
Barcode: 9781282640177

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