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Tunneling. Tunnels

  • Underground. The Way to the Futureby Georg Anagnostou; Heinz Ehrbar

    CRC Press 2013; US$ 314.00

    Underground ? the way to the future was the motto of the World Tunnel Congress 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. The use of underground space has gained importance during the last years due to the tremendous global urbanization, the high demand on transportation capacities and energy production. All this result in a wider range of use of underground... more...

  • The Channel Tunnel Storyby G Anderson; B. Roskrow

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 125.95

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 353.00

    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...

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

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 159.95

    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...

  • Taschenbuch für den Tunnelbau 2014by Deutsche Gesellschaft f?r Geotechnik e.V. / German Geotechnical Society

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95 US$ 30.29

    Das Taschenbuch fur den Tunnelbau ist seit vielen Jahren ein praxisorientierter Ratgeber fur Auftraggeber, Planer und Bauausfuhrende. Es greift aktuelle Entwicklungen und Problemstellungen auf, prasentiert innovative Losungen und dokumentiert dabei den jeweils erreichten Stand der Technik. Die Beitrage in der Ausgabe 2014 behandeln die Themenbereiche... more...

  • The Railwayby Andrew Dow

    Wharncliffe 2014; US$ 39.99

    Never before has a comprehensive history been written of the track used by railways of all gauges, tramways, and cliff railways, in Great Britain. And yet it was the development of track, every bit as much as the development of the locomotive, that has allowed our railways to provide an extraordinarily wide range of services. Without the track of today,... 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...

  • Underground Space Use. Analysis of the Past and Lessons for the Future, Two Volume Setby Yücel Erdem; Tülin Solak

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 591.00

    The 200 papers in this two-volume set are a selection of work by tunnel experts from Europe, Asia, and the USA, and also showcase the work of the host nation, Turkey. As the title implies, the scope of the book is enormous, covering every aspect of tunnelling from contract management to safety. The book is of special interest to researchers, scientists,... 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...

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

    Wiley 2010; US$ 236.00 US$ 204.53

    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...