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Title Underground : the way to the future, proceedings of the World Tunnel Congress, Geneva, Switzerland, May 31-June 7, 2013 / edited by Georg Anagnostou, Heinz Ehrbar
Published Leiden, the Netherlands : Taylor & Francis/Balkema, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 2385 pages) : illustrations
Contents Underground space utilisation -- Project planning and implementation -- Safety and other operational issues -- Structural health assessment and tunnel refurbishment -- Methods and basic aspects of design and analysis -- Design case studies -- Seismic design and experiences -- TBM performance and wear -- Developments in the technology of mechanized tunnelling -- Developments in monitoring technology -- Developments in concrete and shotcrete linings technology -- Other construction technology developments -- Alptransit tunnels -- Underground construction for hydropower -- Other hydraulic tunnels -- Cases with particularly demanding geological conditions -- Other construction case histories
Summary Underground - the way to the future was the motto of the World Tunnel Congress 2013 in Geneva, Switzerland. The use of underground space has gained importance during the last years due to the tremendous global urbanization, the high demand on transportation capacities and energy production. All this result in a wider range of use of underground space: besides the traditional road, railway, metro and utility tunnels, more and more other functionalities of modern life are placed under ground in order to free the surface for other uses. The 300 papers of the present book cover important aspects o
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (CRCnetBASE, June 10, 2013)
Subject Tunneling -- Congresses.
Tunnels -- Design and construction -- Congresses
Tunneling.
Tunnels -- Design and construction.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Anagnostou, Georgios, editor.
Ehrbar, Heinz, editor.
AITES-ITA World Tunnel Congress (2013 : Geneva, Switzerland)
ISBN 1315887274
9781315887272