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Forthcoming Tunnelling & Underground Engineering Books

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  1. Prestressed Concrete-Lined Pressure Tunnels

    Towards Improved Safety and Economical Design

    By T.D.Y.F. Simanjuntak

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    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...

    To Be Published June 2nd 2015 by CRC Press

  2. 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...

    To Be Published July 31st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Long and Deep Tunnels

    Integrated Design and Construction Approach

    By Vittorio Guglielmetti, Shulin Xu, Gianni Alberto Arrigoni, Piergiorgio Grasso

    The design and construction of “long and deep” tunnels, i.e. tunnels under mountains, characterised by either considerable length and/or overburden, represent a considerable challenge. The scope of this book is not to instruct how to design and construct such tunnels but to share a method to...

    To Be Published October 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  4. Engineering in Jointed and Faulted Rock

    By Nick Barton, Stavros Bandis

    Engineering in Jointed and Faulted Rock aims to provide the background knowledge, necessary tools, and guidelines for rationalized and consistent engineering approaches to design and construction in and on jointed and faulted rock. Three avenues will be exploited to that effect: mechanics,...

    To Be Published December 1st 2015 by CRC Press

  5. Fundamentals of Shield Tunnelling

    Design and Construction

    By Zixin Zhang, Scott Kieffer

    Series: Applied Geotechnics

    Urban tunneling projects necessitate complex construction methods to meet ecological, ecopolitical and economic demands. Tunnels are becoming longer, deeper and larger, and require minimal disturbance to the public and to the surrounding utilities, structures and the environment. This book provides...

    To Be Published January 15th 2016 by CRC Press

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