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Practical tunnel construction

Author: Gary B Hemphill
Publisher: Hoboken, New Jersey : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., [2013]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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BThe only modern guide to all aspects of practical tunnel construction/b/ iPractical Tunnel Construction/i fills a void in the literature for a practical guide to tunnel construction. By taking the reader through a brief introduction and history to a comprehensive discussion of how the geological factors affect tunneling, the author covers the stages and technology that are common today without using complex  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hemphill, Gary B.
Practical tunnel construction
(DLC) 2012023642
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gary B Hemphill
ISBN: 9781118350270 9781118332764 1118332768 1118350278 9781283665070 1283665077
OCLC Number: 806221790
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Introduction --
Geotechnical considerations --
rock --
Soft ground (soil) --
Soft ground tunneling --
Tunneling in rock --
Roadheaders --
Tunnel-boring machines --
Ground control --
Mucking and Haulage --
Grout --
Portals and shafts --
Sprayed concrete (shortcrete) --
New Austrian tunneling method and Norwegian method of tunneling --
Water handling --
Trenchless excavation --
Tunnel ventilation --
Tunnel lining.
Responsibility: Gary B. Hemphill.

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The only modern guide to the practical aspects of tunnel construction, this book provides readable, non-technical discussion of all factors of driving a tunnel, from introductory topics to  Read more...
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