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Title Technology innovation in underground construction / editor, Gernot Beer
Published Boca Raton [Fla.] ; London : CRC Press, ©2010
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Description 1 online resource (xxiv, 504 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Introduction / Gernot Beer -- UCIS -- Underground Construction Information System / Klaus Chmelina [and others] -- Computer-support for the design of underground structures / Dietrich Hartmann [and others] -- A virtual reality visualisation system for underground construction / Klaus Chmelina -- From laboratory, geological and TBM data to input parameters for simulation models / Maria C. Stavropoulou, George E. Exadaktylos -- Process-oriented numerical simulation of mechanised tunnelling / Felix Nagel [and others] -- Computer simulation of conventional construction / Gernot Beer [and others] -- Optical fiber sensing cable for underground settlement monitoring during tunneling / Véronique Dewynter [and others] -- Tunnel seismic exploration and its validation based on data from TBM control and observed geology / Thomas Dickmann, Robin Groschup -- Advances in the steering of tunnel boring machines / Kai Oberste-Ufer [and others] -- Real-time geological mapping of the front face / Pierre Moulin, Francis Vallon -- Reducing the environmental impact of tunnel boring (OSCAR) / José Luis Rivas [and others] -- Safety assessment during construction of shotcrete tunnel shells using micromechanical material models / Stefan Scheiner [and others] -- Observed segment behaviour during tunnel advance / Francisco Capilla Hervás [and others] -- Optimizing rock cutting through computer simulation / Jerzy Rojek [and others] -- Innovative roadheader technology for safe and economic tunnelling / Josef Pichler, Egmont Lammer, Hanno Bertignoll -- Tube-à-manchette installation using horizontal directional drilling for soil grouting / Gustavo Armijo [and others] -- TBM technology for large to very large tunnel profiles / Karin Bäppler, Thomas Edelmann -- Real-time monitoring of the shotcreting process / Ángel Rodríguez, Samir Nabulsi, Olga Río -- Environmentally friendly, customised sprayed concrete / Olga Río -- Innovations in shotcrete mixes / José Luis Rivas -- High performance and ultra high performance concrete segments : development and testing / Hermann Otremba, Dominik Kessler -- Robotic tunnel inspection and repair / Elena Martín [and others] -- An innovative geotechnical characterization method for deep exploration / María-Jose Jurado, Carlos Segura, Elena Martin
Notes "A Balkema book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
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Subject Underground construction -- Technological innovations
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Civil -- General.
Form Electronic book
Author Beer, G. (Gernot)
ISBN 0203859626
1322625719
1482266598
9780203859629
9781322625713
9781482266597