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  • Handbook of Tunnel Engineering Iby Bernhard Maidl; Markus Thewes; Ulrich Maidl; David S. Sturge

    Wiley 2013; US$ 125.00

    Tunnel engineering is one of the oldest, most interesting but also challenging engineering disciplines and demands not only theoretical knowledge but also practical experience in geology, geomechanics, structural design, concrete construction, machine technology, construction process technology and construction management. The two-volume "Handbuch... more...

  • Handbook of Tunnel Engineering IIby Bernhard Maidl; Markus Thewes; Ulrich Maidl

    Wiley 2014; US$ 77.50

    Tunnel engineering is one of the oldest, most interesting but also challenging engineering disciplines and demands not only theoretical knowledge but also practical experience in geology, geomechanics, structural design, concrete construction, machine technology, construction process technology and construction management. The two-volume "Handbuch... more...

  • Tunelling and Tunnel Mechanicsby Dimitrios Kolymbas

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 199.00

    The book covers not only practical aspects but also the underlying theoretical approaches. It also covers the fundamentals of rock mechanics. It addresses not only students but also professionals who are interested to understand the underlying principles and methods and ? possibly ? to further develop them. Emphasis is given to the mechanical approach... more...

  • 2009 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedingsby Gary Almeris; Bill Mariucci

    SME 2009; US$ 179.00

    Included in this massive 1400 page volume are more than 100 papers presented at the 2009 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference, the largest and msot prestigiuous assemblage of industry experts and practitioners in the world. In these pages, you can go underground for a gritty, up-close and personal look at dozens of case histories from around... more...

  • Mechanized Tunnelling in Urban Areasby Vittorio Guglielmetti; Piergiorgio Grasso; Ashraf Mahtab; Shulin Xu

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 199.95

    Internationally, the mechanized excavation of tunnels has intensified in the last two decades, as the number of tunnels being constructed for subways and railway underpasses increases. The subject of mechanized tunnelling in urban areas has not previously received the attention that it deserves, despite there being specific hazards associated with... more...

  • North American Tunneling 2008by Michael F. Roach

    SME 2008; US$ 189.00

    North American Tunneling is a ?must read? for any professional involved in the underground construction industry. You?ll get a down-and-dirty look into dozens of case histories from throughout the world. You?ll learn about the challenges faced by designers, contractors, suppliers, and business owners, and how they worked together to overcome them.... more...

  • Baubetrieb und Bauverfahren im Tunnelbauby Gerhard Girmscheid

    Wiley 2012; US$ 129.95

    Bei der Festlegung von Straßentrassen und Bahnstrecken werden heute umweltverträgliche Lösungen gefordert. Dies hat dazu geführt, dass der Tunnelbau im Fels- und Lockergestein einen großen Aufschwung erlebt. Die Anforderungen an diese Ingenieurdisziplin, aber auch ihre technischen Möglichkeiten, sind vielfältiger... more...

  • North American Tunnelingby Lawrence R. Eckert

    SME 2010; US$ 189.00

    North American Tunneling 2010 underscores the important role that the tunneling industry plays worldwide in the development of underground space, transportation systems, conveyance systems, and other forms of sustainable infrastructure. The proceedings describe the evolving nature of underground work, methods, and technology. This book documents the... more...

  • Practical Tunnel Constructionby Gary B. Hemphill

    Wiley 2012; US$ 130.00

    The only modern guide to all aspects of practical tunnel construction Practical Tunnel Construction fills a void in the literature for a practical guide to tunnel construction. By taking the reader through a brief introduction and history to a comprehensive discussion of how the geological factors affect tunneling, the author covers the stages... more...

  • Bauprozesse und Bauverfahren des Tunnelbausby Gerhard Girmscheid

    Wiley 2013; US$ 129.95

    In diesem Buch werden sämtliche Bauverfahren für die Planung und Durchführung moderner Tunnelbauwerke, ausgehend von der geologischen Situation, vorgestellt. Die Vortriebsverfahren, wie Sprengvortrieb, Vortrieb mittels Teilschnittmaschinen (TSM) und Tunnelvortriebsmaschinen (TVM) im Fels- und Lockergestein sowie die Spezialtunnelbauverfahren... more...