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Published by Dept. of Transportation, Office of the Secretary, Office of University Research, for sale by the National Technical Information Service in Washington, Springfield, Va .
Written in English


  • Tunneling.,
  • Tunnels -- Design and construction.,
  • Structural stability.

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StatementL. R. Myer ... [et al.].
SeriesReport - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-77-59, Report - Dept. of Transportation ; no. DOT-TST-77-60
ContributionsMyer, L R., United States. Dept. of Transportation. Office of University Research.
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Pagination2v. :
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Open LibraryOL17535105M

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monitoring of support system in squeezing ground should also be carried out until support system has stabilized with time. In cases of squeezing ground conditions, observed vertical and horizontal tunnel closures should be less than four percent of tunnel width and height, respectively. Instrumentation should also be done at other. As shown in Figure 3 a, with the worsening of the rock mass conditions and the reduced stand-up time, instability of the tunnel circumference started to occur immediately after excavation, so as. For soft-ground tunnels, i.e., tunnels in soil or soil-like sedi- and stand-up time. The numerical value ofQ ranges from (for exceptionally poor quality squeezing-ground) up to . Designing a tunnel is always a challenge. For shallow tunnels under cities due to the presence of buildings, bridges, important avenues, antiquities, etc. at the surface and other infrastructures in the vicinity of underground tunnels, parameters like vibrations and ground settlements must be tightly controlled. Urban tunnels are often made in soils with very low values of : Spiros Massinas.

A tunnel is an underground passageway, dug through the surrounding soil/earth/rock and enclosed except for entrance and exit, commonly at each end. A pipeline is not a tunnel, though some recent tunnels have used immersed tube construction techniques rather than traditional tunnel boring methods.. A tunnel may be for foot or vehicular road traffic, for rail traffic, or for a . Concrete tunnels can be constructed using various tunneling methods, e.g., the cut and cover method in soft ground, tunnel boring machine (TBM) method for a rock tunnel or shield-driven tunnel in soil ground, new Austrian tunneling method (NATM) for sound ground, and immersed tube method for underneath a river or sea (JSCE, a,b,c; Chapman. The squeezing ground condition has been divided into four classes on the basis of tunnel closures as minor, severe, very severe, and extreme squeezing ground conditions. Tunneling through the squeezing ground condition is a very slow and hazardous process because the rock mass around the opening loses its inherent strength under the influence. The T3 railway tunnel—under construction within the scope of the Bursa-Yenişehir high-speed train project—is located in northwestern Turkey and has a length of m. The tunnel is being constructed entirely in silty clay/clayey silt, sand, and clay units, and it is designed in accordance with the principles of weak ground tunneling described by the new Austrian tunneling method Author: Ebu Bekir Aygar, Candan Gokceoglu.