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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 199.00
This volume comprises three keynote lectures by internationally well-known experts in the field of underground construction, the inaugural Fujita lecture to honor professor Keiichi Fujita, and the regular papers presented at the 8 th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Seoul 2014). ... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 179.95
Tunnelling has become a fragmented process, excessively influenced by lawyers'notions of confrontational contractual bases. This prevents the pooling of skills, essential to the achievement of the promoters' objectives. Tunnelling: Management by Design seeks the reversal of this trend. After a brief historical treatment of selected developments,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 336.00
A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial contractual relations.^ more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
The Channel Tunnel is a huge construction project, employing over 14,000 people at peak, and costing over 11 billion of private money. It has succeeded in spite of great financial, political and techncial difficulties, and a fundamentally flawed contract. This book tells the story of the project, based on the coverage in Construction News and with... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 179.95
One of the world's currently largests tunnel projects is under construction at the Yangtze River estuary: the Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel project, with its length of 8950 m and a diameter of 15.43 m. The Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel. Theory, Design and Construction , which was presented as a special issue at the occasion of the 6th International... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 154.95
Tunnels have a high degree of risk that needs to be assessed and managed. Underground works intersect and interact with natural materials, incorporating their characteristics as structural components of their own stability. For this reason geotechnical risk analyses are implemented at all phases of tunnel construction, from design through to post-construction... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00
A serious incident involving dangerous goods in a tunnel can be extremely costly in terms of loss of human lives, environmental degradation, tunnel damage and transport disruption. On the other hand, needlessly banning dangerous goods from tunnels may create unjustified economic costs. Moreover, such a ban might force operators to use more dangerous... more...