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Author Lunniss, Richard.

Title Immersed tunnels / Richard Lunniss and Jonathan Baber
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, [2013]
©2013
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Description 1 online resource (xxix, 506 pages) : illustrations
Contents Introduction -- Development of the immersed tunnel -- Current forms of immersed tunnel -- Developing an immersed tunnel scheme -- Environmental impact -- Marine environment -- Mechanical and electrical installations -- Approaches and service buildings -- Design principles -- Joints -- Durability -- Foundations -- Earthworks -- Construction of tunnel elements -- Finishing works -- Operation and maintenance -- Forms of contract -- The future for immersed tunnels -- Glossary of terms
Summary Immersed tunnels have been around for more than a century but remain a relatively unknown form of tunnel construction. For waterway crossings they are an effective alternative to bored tunnels and bridges, particularly in shallower waters, soft alluvial soils, and earthquake-prone areas. Successful implementation requires a thorough understanding of a wide variety of civil engineering disciplines and construction techniques. Immersed Tunnels brings together in one volume all aspects of immersed tunnels from initial feasibility and planning, through design and construction, to operation and mai
Notes "A Spon book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tunnels -- Design and construction.
Underwater tunnels -- Design and construction
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Structural.
Tunnels -- Design and construction.
Underwater tunnels -- Design and construction.
Form Electronic book
Author Baber, Jonathan.
ISBN 020384842X
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1136948252
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9780203848425
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