Hazardous Gases Underground: Applications to Tunnel Engineering, 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Hazardous Gases Underground

Applications to Tunnel Engineering, 1st Edition

By Barry Doyle

CRC Press

392 pages

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pub: 2001-02-21
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Description

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.

About the Series

Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General