2011 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings

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Steve Redmond, Victor Romero
SME, 2011 - Technology & Engineering - 1592 pages
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Every two years, industry experts and practitioners from around the world gather at the prestigious Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference (RETC) to learn about the latest developments in tunneling technology, and the signature projects that help society meet its growing infrastructure needs. Inside this authoritative 1608-page book, you'll find the 115 influential papers that were presented providing valuable insights from projects worldwide. You'll gain from the lessons learned--often the hard way--from large and demanding projects in difficult ground conditions.

This book will take you underground for a practical, up-close look into headline-making projects from around the globe. Virtually every aspect of tunneling is examined. It is an indispensable resource for design and construction engineers and contractors in the large-scale civil tunnel industry who want to stay on the leading edge of their profession.

 

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Contents

Design and Planning
73
Difficult Ground
159
Drill and Blast
253
Environment Health and Safety
319
Future Projects
373
Geotechnical Considerations
441
Ground Support and Final Lining
515
Grouting and Ground Modification
613
New and Innovative Technologies
879
Presssure Face TBM Case Histories
963
Presssure Face TBM Technology
1035
Risk Management
1107
San Francisco Bay Area Projects
1177
SEMNATM
1269
Shafts and Mining
1357
Tunnel Rehabilitation
1437

Hard Rock TBMs
653
Large Span Tunnels and Caverns
737
Microtunneling and Trenchless Tunneling
823
Water and Gas Control
1499
Index
1573
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About the author (2011)

Victor C. Romero is Professor of Law at Pennsylvania State University's Dickinson School of Law.

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