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  • Mechanized Tunnelling in Urban Areas, 2nd edition

    Design methodology and construction control

    Edited by Vittorio Guglielmetti, Piergiorgio Grasso, Ashraf Mahtab, Shulin Xu

    Specific hazards associated with the construction of tunnels in metropolitan areas exist, including poor ground conditions, water tables higher than the level of tunnels, and subsidence leading to damage to the existing structures on the surface. This book describes the application of technologies…

    Hardback – 2016-03-01 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Quay Walls

    Edited by A. Roubos, D. Grotegoed

    Since the thirteenth century, quay walls of significant retaining height have already been built in the Netherlands in urban environment. In those days, wood and brick were mainly utilised. Since functional requirements could no longer be fulfilled, structural upgrades have often been realised over…

    Hardback – 2016-02-01 
    CRC Press

  • New Developments in Mining Engineering 2015

    Theoretical and Practical Solutions of Mineral Resources Mining

    Edited by Volodymyr Bondarenko, Iryna Kovalevska, Genadiy Pivnyak

    This annual series of books includes scientific papers on mining profiles. This volume presents multiple aspects of mining technology implementation in several aspects: extraction of coal, iron, manganese, uranium and other ores. Capturing and utilization of coalbed methane by various methods…

    Hardback – 2015-10-14
    CRC Press

  • Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation

    Proceedings of the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Large-scale Ancient Underground Engineering (23-26 October 2015, Longyou, Zhejiang, China)

    Edited by Zhifa Yang, Chikaosa Tanimoto

    Ancient Underground Opening and Preservation contains 59 papers presented at the International Symposium on Scientific Problems and Long-term Preservation of Largescale Ancient Underground Engineering (Longyou, China, 23-26 October 2015). The contributions focus on scientific and technical issues…

    Hardback – 2015-10-01
    CRC Press

  • The Official History of Britain and the Channel Tunnel

    By Terry Gourvish

    Commissioned by the Cabinet Office and using hitherto untapped British Government records, this book presents an in-depth analysis of the successful project of 1986-94. This is a vivid portrayal of the complexities of quadripartite decision-making (two countries, plus the public and…

    Paperback – 2015-09-22

  • Prestressed Concrete-Lined Pressure Tunnels

    Towards Improved Safety and Economical Design

    By T.D.Y.F. Simanjuntak

    Hydropower can be a source of sustainable energy, provided environmental considerations are taken into account and economic aspects of hydropower design are appropriately addressed. Using concrete-lined pressure tunnels instead of steel pipes may be economically attractive but may also have…

    Paperback – 2015-07-28
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

  • Rock Engineering Risk

    By John A. Hudson, Xia-Ting Feng

    This book provides a new, necessary and valuable approach to the consideration of risk in underground engineering projects constructed within rock masses. There are Chapters on uncertainty and risk, rock engineering systems, rock fractures and rock stress, the design of a repository for radioactive…

    Hardback – 2015-05-05
    CRC Press
    ISRM Book Series

  • Vertical and Decline Shaft Sinking

    Good Practices in Technique and Technology, International Mining Forum 2015

    Edited by Jerzy Kicki, Eugeniusz J. Sobczyk, Pawel Kaminski

    Shaft sinking for underground transportation purposes is a very complex technological process in mining and geotechnology which requires specific and specially designed technological equipment. This technological process is dealt with for a long time, since mining is one of the…

    Hardback – 2015-03-17
    CRC Press

  • The Conservation of Subterranean Cultural Heritage

    Edited by C. Saiz-Jimenez

    In recent years, a debate has arisen concerning the convenience of conserving subterranean cultural heritage and the necessary management models. There is often pressure from local authorities more interested in using the cultural heritage sites in order to develop the economy and the tourism…

    Hardback – 2014-10-24
    CRC Press

  • Underground Infrastructure of Urban Areas 3

    Edited by Cezary Madryas, Andrzej Kolonko, Arkadiusz Szot, Beata Nienartowicz

    Underground infrastructure undoubtedly constitutes one of the most important engineering components of urbanized areas. Such infrastructure includes energy distribution, communications and water, carry away sewage, elements of transportation systems of goods and people, storage facilities of…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-10-09
    CRC Press

  • Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation

    Proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014), Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014

    Edited by Zhenqi Hu

    Legislation, Technology and Practice of Mine Land Reclamation contains the proceedings of the Beijing International Symposium on Land Reclamation and Ecological Restoration (LRER 2014, Beijing, China, 16-19 October 2014). The contributions cover a wide range of topics:- Monitoring, prediction and…

    Hardback – 2014-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground

    Edited by Chungsik Yoo, Seong-Wan Park, Bumjoo Kim, Hoki Ban

    This volume comprises three keynote lectures by internationally well-known experts in the field of underground construction, the inaugural Fujita lecture to honor professor Keiichi Fujita, and the regular papers presented at the 8th International Symposium on Geotechnical Aspects of Underground…

    Pack - Book & CD – 2014-08-04
    CRC Press

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