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Practical Tunnel Construction

Practical Tunnel Construction

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 comprehensive analyses of geotechnical considerations.

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ISBN 9780470641972
Barcode 9780470641972
Published 11 October 2012 by John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Hemphill, Gary B.
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ISBN-13 9780470641972
ISBN-10 0470641975
Stock Available
Status Indent title (sourced internationally), usually ships 4-6 weeks post release/order
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Australia Lt
Imprint John Wiley & Sons Ltd
Publication Date 11 October 2012
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Hemphill, Gary B.
Category Structural Engineering
Number of Pages 304
Dimensions Width: 157mm
Height: 241mm
Spine: 27mm
Weight 762g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Tunneling
NBS Text Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 624.193
Catalogue Code 968001

Description of this Book

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 comprehensive analyses of geotechnical considerations. Engineers, construction contractors, and other professionals involved in driven tunnel projects will gain insight into the state-of-the-art of tunnel construction, learn about the effects of geotechnical conditions on tunneling, and be able to choose the best tunneling method for a given situation, whether TBM, EPB, Roadheader, NATM, Drill & Blast, or soft ground tunneling.

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Author's Bio

GARY B. HEMPHILL, PhD, PE, has more than thirty years of experience in the domestic and international construction industry. He has served as the project manager, designer, estimator, construction manager, field engineer, tunnel/shaft engineer, and project engineer on major projects throughout the world, including the Dallas Area Rapid Transit rail extension and the Taiwan High Speed Rail Project. He is the author of Blasting Operations .

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