2011 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings

2011 Rapid Excavation and Tunneling Conference Proceedings

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About a hundred papers are collected in this volume covering contracting practices and costs; design and planning; difficult ground; drill and blast; environment, health, and safety; future projects; geotechnical considerations; ground support and final lining; grouting and ground modification; hard rock tunnel-boring machines (TBM); large span tunnels and caverns; microtunneling and trenchless tunneling; new and innovative technologies; pressure face TBM technology and case histories; risk management; San Francisco Bay Area projects; the sequential excavation and new Austrian tunneling methods; shafts and mining; tunnel rehabilitation; and water and gas control. The conference is held every second year. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Society for Mining Metallurgy
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.


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.





Publisher: Englewood, Colo. : Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration, Inc., ©2011
ISBN: 9780873353441
0873353447
9781613441459
1613441452
9780873353434
0873353439
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xv, 1592 pages) : illustrations, maps
Additional Contributors: Redmond, Steve
Romero, Victor

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