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Engineering the Channel Tunnel

Author: Colin J Kirkland
Publisher: London : E & FN Spon, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin J Kirkland
ISBN: 0419179208 9780419179207
OCLC Number: 33062417
Notes: "Euro Tunnel."
Includes index.
Credits: At foot of t.p.: Eurotunnel.
Description: vii, 334 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction / Colin J. Kirkland --
2. Geology / Colin Warren and Paul Varley --
3. Control and construction surveys / Eric Radcliffe --
4. Tunnel lining design / Guy Lance --
5. Initial access developments / David Wallis --
6. Tunnel boring machines / Bob Marshall --
7. Construction logistics / Tim Green --
8. Radio links / Karel de Jaeger-Ponnet --
9. Power system / John Finn --
10. Signalling and train control / Paul Robins --
11. Terminal and tunnel trackwork / Michael Baxter and Peter Davies --
12. Locomotives / Roger Ford --
13. Passenger-vehicle shuttle fleet / Peter Semmens and Yves Machefert-Tassin --
14. Freight shuttle fleet / Peter Semmens and Yves Machefert-Tassin --
15. Aerodynamics, ventilation and cooling / David Henson --
16. Fire detection and suppression / Eric H. Whitaker --
17. Lighting / Michael Cowan --
18. Service tunnel and vehicles / Peter Semmens and Yves Machefert-Tassin --
19. Terminal design and construction / Martin Stearman.
Responsibility: edited by Colin J. Kirkland.

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