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  • 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...

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

    Wiley 2012; US$ 131.00

    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

    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...

  • The Channel Tunnel Storyby G Anderson; B. Roskrow

    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...

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

    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...

  • Safety in Tunnelsby OECD Publishing

    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...