The Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel. Theory, Design and Construction: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

The Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel. Theory, Design and Construction

1st Edition

Edited by R. Huang

CRC Press

360 pages

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Hardback: 9780415471619
pub: 2008-04-04
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Description

One of the world's currently largests tunnel projects is under construction at the Yangtze River estuary: the Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel project, with its length of 8950 m and a diameter of 15.43 m. The Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel. Theory, Design and Construction, which was presented as a special issue at the occasion of the 6th International Symposium Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Shanghai, China, 10-12 April 2008), contains a comprehensive collection of papers dedicated to one of the most complex underground works recently undertaken, and covers a variety of topics:

– Experiment and design;

– Construction and monitoring;

– Theoretical analysis and numerical simulation;

– Risk assessment, and

– Project management.

This book will be invaluable to scientists and engineers working in the analysis, design, construction and management of tunnels in soft ground.

Table of Contents

Selected Contents: Preface; Keynote lecture; Special lectures; Experiment and design; Construction technology and monitoring; Theoretical analysis and numerical simulation; Risk assessment and management; Author index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General