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Engineering the Channel Tunnel

Author: Colin J Kirkland; Eurotunnel.
Publisher: London ; Glasgow ; Weinheim : E & FN Spon, cop. 1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes the tremendous engineering achievement of the construction of the tunnel. Written by twenty of the key engineers involved, it provides a fascinating, informative and inspiring  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colin J Kirkland; Eurotunnel.
ISBN: 0419179208 9780419179207
OCLC Number: 468756509
Notes: Includes index.
Description: VI-334 p. : ill., plans, cartes, couv. ill. en coul. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction. Geology. Control and construction surveys. Tunnel Lining design. Initial access developments. Tunnel boring machines. Construction logistics. Radio links. Power system. Signalling and train control. Terminal and tunnel trackwork. Locomotives. Passenger-vehicle shuttle fleet. Freight shuttle fleet. Aerodynamics, ventilation and cooling. Fire detection and supression. Lighting. Service tunnel and vehicles. Terminal design and construction. Terminal traffic management. Operating the tunnel. Safety management. Conclusion. Index.
Responsibility: ed. by Colin J. Kirkland.
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