Applies detailed knowledge toward the design and construction of underground civil works projects. Develops critical skills for managing risk and designing reliable gas control measures within project time and cost constraints.
Table of Contents
The hazardous nature of gases underground; organic matter in sediments; bacterial gases; thermogenic gases; geothermal gases; migration and retention of gases in geologic media; natural gas inflow to excavations; geologic environments of natural gas; gasoline vapour inflow to excavations; site investigation and characterization. Appendices: units of measure, physical quantities, miscellaneous constants and terms; data tables; chemistry of gases and vapours.