Pipejacking & Microtunnelling

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CRC Press, Feb 25, 2010 - Architecture - 288 pages
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Covers development of trenchless technology; pipejacking and microtunnelling methods equipment: shields and tunnel boring machines; pipejacking: line, drive pit, top side; equipment: microtunnelling; design concepts.

 

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Contents

1 Development of trenchless technology
1
2 Pipejacking and microtunnelling methods
15
shields and tunnel boring machines
35
line drive pit top side
61
microtunnelling
76
6 Design concepts
100
7 Subsurface and site investigation
108
permanent works
119
the line
173
11 Drive and reception pits
197
contract documents
210
13 Site control and supervision
224
14 Economic considerations
233
References
253
Glossary
260
Index
265

choice of method
151

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Born in 1967 Alice Thomson is Associate Editor, columnist and interviewer for the "Daily Telegraph. She has also worked for the "Spectator and the "Times.

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