1st Edition

Underground Space Use. Analysis of the Past and Lessons for the Future, Two Volume Set
Proceedings of the International World Tunnel Congress and the 31st ITA General Assembly, Istanbul, Turkey, 7-12 May 2005

ISBN 9780415374521
Published May 27, 2005 by CRC Press
1384 Pages

USD $635.00

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Book Description

The 200 papers in this two-volume set are a selection of work by tunnel experts from Europe, Asia, and the USA, and also showcase the work of the host nation, Turkey. As the title implies, the scope of the book is enormous, covering every aspect of tunnelling from contract management to safety. The book is of special interest to researchers, scientists, engineers, project managers and manufacturers in the areas of tunnelling, underground structures, geotechnics, and geology as well as those involved in analysis and remedy of the safety aspects of tunnels. Includes a CD-ROM of the proceedings.

Table of Contents

Volume 1

  • Tunnels, environment and public
  • Planning, research, development and design aspects on underground
  • structures
  • New developments in excavation and construction technology for rock
  • and soft ground tunnelling
  • Contract management, financing and risk analysis
  • Operation, maintenance, drainage, water proofing, rehabilitation, renovation
  • and repair of underground structures
  • Earthquake hazards and seismic design of underground structures

Volume 2

  • Geological and geotechnical investigations
  • Tunnel machines and mechanical excavations
  • Safety
  • Analytical methods and numerical modelling

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