1st Edition

Cut-and-Cover Metro Structures Geo-Structural Design: An Integrated Approach

By Krishan Kaul Copyright 2010
    704 Pages
    by CRC Press

    704 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    Because of their complexity and scale, metro structures capture all the essential aspects of a cut-and-cover structure, and so are given primary focus in this book. The design of a metro construction is outlined coherently and in detail; and the reader is shown how to apply this design process equally well to other, relatively simple, cut-and-cover structures.

    Geotechnical and structural engineering principles are combined with both design and construction practice to make this book a unique guide for engineers.

    See www.cutandcoverstructures.com/ for further information.

    1. Introduction  2. General Planning  3. Structural Form  4. Construction Overview  5. Ground and Wall Support  6. Groundwater Control  7. Interaction – I  8. Interaction – II  9. Interaction – III  10. Conceptual Design  11. Engineering Properties of Soils  12. Identification of Loads  13. Assessment of Earth Pressures  14. Assessment of Surcharge Loads, 15. Assessment of Seismic Loads, 16. Slurry Trench Stability – I  17. Slurry Trench Stability – II  18. Groundwater Flow, 19. Phenomenon of Heave  20. Prediction of Heave  21. Containment of Heave  22. Flotation  23. Design Parameters  24. Load Factors & Combinations  25. Modelling & Boundary Conditions  26. Structural Analysis – I  27. Structural Analysis – II.  Appendices:  A. Typical Loadings & Parameters  B. Design of Derailment Barrier  C. Identification of Soil Types  D. Stability of Simple Slopes  E. Diffusion of Stress Relief


    Krishan Kaul is recently retired and was formerly a Technical Director and Specialist Expert in the Hyder Group.

    "A one-stop resource for engineers working on any cut-and-cover structure." - World Tunnelling