A Working Group of the International Tunnelling Association came together to formulate a set of consistent guidelines for the structural design of tunnels drawn from design procedures currently in use around the world. The main guidelines emphasize the importance of geology and site investigations, ground probing and soil or rock mechanics, experience and preliminary estimates or calculations to determine cross-section requirements and the choice of excavation method or tunnel machines needed, preparation of a structural model and safety considerations.

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    Morgan-Grampian (Construction Press) Limited

    Morgan-Grampian House, 30 Calderwood Street
    London SE18 6QH,   England 
  • Authors:
    • DUDDECK, H
  • Publication Date: 1989-12

Media Info

  • Features: Figures;
  • Pagination: p. 42-43
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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00491317
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Feb 28 1990 12:00AM