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  • 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...

  • Tunneling in Rock by Drilling and Blastingby Alex Spathis; R.N. Gupta

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 139.95

    Tunnelling in Rock by Drilling and Blasting presents the latest developments in the excavation of tunnels using the drilling and blasting method. Examples of work conducted throughout the world including the Indian sub-continent, Australia, and Sweden amongst others are discussed. These tunnel projects serve to illustrate the challenges  and... 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...

  • Microtunneling and Horizontal Drillingby FSTT

    ISTE 2006; US$ 150.00

    This book includes recommendations prepared by members of the French Society for Trenchless Technology (FSTT), based on their recent national multi-year project. Comprehensive guidelines, techniques and theories in the areas of both microtunneling and horizontal drilling are given, encompassing the fields of application for each method, what investigations... more...

  • Tunnel Watchingby Edmund W. Jupp

    Intellect 2003; US$ 10.00

    The aim of the Watching series is to draw attention to some of the very interesting items around us, things that perhaps we don't notice as much as we might. The first was Bridge Watching, and when this was put ''on the Net'' it produced, to the surprise of the author, such a pleasant flood of e-mail that another was written, called Water Watching.... 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...

  • Design and Construction of Tunnelsby Pietro Lunardi

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    This work illustrates how the Analysis of Controlled Deformation in Rocks and Soils (ADECO-RS) is used in the design and the construction of tunnels. The ADECO-RS approach makes a clear distinction between the design and the construction stages and allows reliable forecasts of construction times and costs to be made. It uses the advance core (the core... more...

  • Microtunneling and Horizontal Drillingby French Society for Trenchless Technology (FSTT)

    Wiley 2010; US$ 222.00

    This book includes recommendations prepared by members of the French Society for Trenchless Technology (FSTT), based on their recent national multi-year project. Comprehensive guidelines, techniques and theories in the areas of both microtunneling and horizontal drilling are given, encompassing the fields of application for each method, what investigations... more...

  • 2011 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedingsby Steve Redmond; Victor Romero

    SME 2011; US$ 179.00

    Please note: In print form this book includes a CD-ROM, however it is not included with this eBook version of the book.Every two years, industry experts and practitioners from around the world gather at the prestigious Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) to learn about the latest developments in tunneling technology, and the signature... more...

  • Highway under the Hudsonby Robert W. Jackson

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 69.00

    Every year, more than thirty-three million vehicles traverse the Holland Tunnel, making their way to and from Jersey City and Lower Manhattan. From tourists to commuters, many cross the tunnel’s 1.6-mile corridor on a daily basis, and yet few know much about this amazing feat of early 20th-century engineering. How was it built, by whom, and at... more...