9781498766241-1498766242-Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Applied Geotechnics)

Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Applied Geotechnics)

ISBN-13: 9781498766241
ISBN-10: 1498766242
Edition: 2
Author: Chapman, David N.
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 455 pages
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ISBN-13: 9781498766241
ISBN-10: 1498766242
Edition: 2
Author: Chapman, David N.
Publication date: 2017
Publisher: Routledge
Format: Paperback 455 pages

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Acknowledged authors Chapman, David N. wrote Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Applied Geotechnics) comprising 455 pages back in 2017. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 1498766242 and 9781498766241. Since then Introduction to Tunnel Construction (Applied Geotechnics) textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price or rent at the marketplace.

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Tunnelling provides a robust solution to a variety of engineering challenges. It is a complex process, which requires a firm understanding of the ground conditions as well as the importance of ground-structure interaction. This book covers the full range of areas related to tunnel construction required to embark upon a career in tunnelling. It also includes a number of case studies related to real tunnel projects, to demonstrate how the theory applies in practice. New features of this second edition include: the introduction of a case study related to Crossrail’s project in London, focussing on the Whitechapel and Liverpool Street station tunnels and including considerations of building tunnels in a congested urban area; and further information on recent developments in tunnel boring machines, including further examples of all the different types of machine as well as multi-mode machines.

The coverage includes:

  • Both hard-rock and soft-ground conditions
  • Site investigation, parameter selection, and design considerations
  • Methods of improving the stability of the ground and lining techniques
  • Descriptions of the various main tunnelling techniques
  • Health and safety considerations
  • Monitoring of tunnels during construction
  • Description of the latest tunnel boring machines
  • Case studies with real examples, including Crossrail’s project in London

Clear, concise, and heavily illustrated, this is a vital text for final-year undergraduate and MSc students and an invaluable starting point for young professionals and novices in tunnelling.

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