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Tunnel engineering handbook

Author: John O Bickel; Thomas R Kuesel; Elwyn H King
Publisher: New York : Chapman & Hall, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Article : English : 2nd ed

Presents the state of the art in the design, construction, and rehabilitation of tunnels. The text includes information on the principal classifications of tunnels, including soft ground, hard rock,  Read more...


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Document Type: Article
All Authors / Contributors: John O Bickel; Thomas R Kuesel; Elwyn H King
ISBN: 0412992914 9780412992919
OCLC Number: 906286353
Description: 544 p. : il. ; 29 cm
Contents: Part I: An introduction to Tunnel Engineering - Elwyn H. King and Thomas R. Kuesel; Part II: Tunnel layout - Elwyn H. King and Thomas R. Kuesel; Part III: Tunnel surveys and alignment control- William S. Robinson; Part IV: Geotechnical investigations - Harvey W. Parker; Part V: Tunnel stabilization and lining - Thomas R. Kuesel; Part VI: Soft ground tunneling - James E. Monsees; Part VII: Rock tunnels - Elwyn H. King; Part VIII: Tunneling in difficult ground - Terrence G. McCusker; Part IX: Shafts - Robert J. Jenny; Part X: Deep shafts for civil engineering projects - Maurice Grieves; Part XI: Tunnel boring machines - Harry Sutcliffe; Part XII: Shotcrete - Elwyn H. King; Part XIII: Materials handling and construction plant - A. A. Mathews; Part XIV: Immersed tube tunnels - Ahmet Gursoy; Part XV: Water conveyance tunnels - David E. Westfall; Part XVI: Small diameter tunnels - David E. Westfall and Glenn M. Boyce; Part XVII: Cut-and-cover tunnel structures - James L. Wilton; Part XVIII: Safety provisions - Robert J. Jenny; Part XIX: Fire life safety - Norman H. Danziger; Part XX: Tunnel ventilation - Arthur G. Bendelius; Part XXI: Tunnel lighting - Peter A. Mowczan; Part XXII: Power supply and distribution - Eli Elvolve; Part XXIII: Water supply and drainage systems - Arthur G. Bendelius; Part XXIV: Surveillance and control systems for highway tunnels - Richard J. Naish; Part XXV: Tunnel finish - Stanley Lorch; Part XXVI: Service buildings and ancillary spaces - Stanley Lorch and Hana Kivett; Part XXVII: Tunnel rehabilitation - Henry A. Russell; Part XXVIII: Tunnel construction contracting - Thomas R. Kuesel.
Responsibility: edited by John Bickel, Thomas Kuesel, Elwyn H. King.


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This ambitious book, supported by Parsons Brinckerhoff, covers all important aspects of tunnel engineering and contains a mass of advice from many experienced professional engineers. It merits a Read more...

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