TUNNELLING IN ROCK

THIS REPORT DESCRIBES TUNNEL DRIVING AND EXCAVATION METHODS USED IN STABLE AND UNSTABLE ROCK, WITH AND WITHOUT SUPPORT. THE METHODS INCLUDE PART FACE TUNNELLING, FULL FACE TUNNELLING AND SHIELD DRIVING. PRIMARY SUPPORT SYSTEMS, INCLUDING TIMBER SUPPORT, STEEL SUPPORT, CONCRETE SUPPORT, ROCK BOLTING AND SHOTCRETE, ARE ALSO DESCRIBED. /TRRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Cncl Scient & Indus Res /S Africa

    /Nat Inst Road Res
    ,   United States 
  • Authors:
    • John, M
  • Publication Date: 1971-7

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; References;
  • Pagination: 46 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00237027
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport and Road Research Laboratory (TRRL)
  • Report/Paper Numbers: No Meg1037 R&d Rpt
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 9 1973 12:00AM