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  • Immersed Tunnelsby Richard Lunniss; Jonathan Baber

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 145.95

    Introduction Development of the Immersed Tunnel Steel shell tunnels Concrete tunnels Composite sandwich tunnels Tunnels in Japan Growth in immersed tunnels worldwide Current Forms of Immersed Tunnel Monolithic concrete element construction Segmental concrete element construction Prestressed concrete Single steel shell Double steel shell Composite... more...

  • Hardrock Tunnel Boring Machinesby Bernhard Maidl; Leonhard Schmid; Willy Ritz; Martin Herrenknecht; David S. Sturge

    Wiley 2012; US$ 135.00

    This book covers the fundamentals of tunneling machine technology: drilling, tunneling, waste removal and securing. It treats methods of rock classification for the machinery concerned as well as legal issues, using numerous example projects to reflect the state of technology, as well as problematic cases and solutions. The work is structured such... more...

  • Tunnellingby Alan Muir Wood

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 188.95

    Preface. Notation. Introduction. Background to modern tunnelling. Design - the ubiquitous element. Planning. Studies and investigations. Design of the tunnel project. Design of construction. Management. Hazards, disputes and their resolution. Coda - the Heathrow Tunnel collapse. References. Author Index. Subject Index. more...

  • Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigationby Dr P.B. Attewell

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    Preface. Abbreviations. Tunnelling contracts and site investigation. Introduction Contracts. Initial investigation phase. Ground investigation. Contract preparation and tender evaluation. Tunnel construction. Claims and records. Post-construction phase. References. Bibliography. Supplementary information on tunnelling contracts and site investigation.... more...

  • The Channel Tunnel Storyby G Anderson; B. Roskrow

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95

    Preface. Introduction. Key dates. Key facts. The end of a dream. A fait accompli? The race for the mandate. Sherwood's surprise. Concessions and treaties. Money and politics. Planning and designs. Morton takes charge. High risk, high return. The contractors start work. All change at TML. Tragedy strikes. The 1 billion row. Building the Channel Tunnel.... more...

  • Tunnelling and Tunnel Mechanicsby Dimitrios Kolymbas

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 199.00

    Tunnellingisanexcitingandrapidlyevolvingtechnology.Pioneeringprocesses are commonplace and innovative thinking continues to rewrite the rules. In civil engineering, tunnelling is one of the few areas where new horizons are constantly being discovered. But for the profession to reach its full potential, tunnelling needs to be more accessible to those... more...

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

    CRC Press 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 Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 179.00

    This work, written by a leading Italian expert, illustrates how the Analysis of Controlled Deformation in Rocks and Soils (ADECO-RS) is used in the design and the construction of tunnels. This is a very new and effective way of tunnel construction. more...

  • Geotechnical Risk in Rock Tunnelsby António Campos e Matos; Luís Ribeiro e Sousa; Johannes Kleberger; Paulo Lopes Pinto

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 159.95

    Preface An introduction to geotechnical risk in rock tunnels Learning with accidents and damage associated to underground works Geological risk in the use of TBMs in heterogeneous rock masses ? The case of "Metro do Porto" Geotechnical risk management in tunnelling Use of decision aids for tunnelling Fault zones and TBM ... more...

  • Sprayed Concrete Lined Tunnelsby Alun Thomas

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 172.95

    'This book by Alun Thomas fills a niche previously unfilled. It is not a ?how to? guide for sprayed concrete lined (SCL) tunnel design, or as the author puts it ?is not a cook-book?, but it is filled with information and expertise that will be essential to an SCL designer.... It does what it says on the cover.' - 'Barry New in Tunnelling Journal... more...