REPORT ON THE DAMAGING EFFECTS OF WATER ON TUNNELS DURING THEIR WORKING LIFE

This official report of the International Tunnelling Association (ITA) deals with the adverse effects of water on tunnel structures during their working life (that is, following completion of construction). The report describes problems and damage caused by water, and discusses various repair methods applicable to different types of building materials and structures. It discusses matters for consideration in designing, construction and operating tunnels, and identifies matters for further consideration. The report includes 48 case histories of tunnels, submitted from 12 countries. Information on each case history includes: location and date of construction of tunnel; description of dimensions and shape; nature of lining; geological and hydrological conditions; nature of in flow; effects on structure of tunnel; effects on installations in tunnel; methods of repair; and bibliographical references to related work. (TRRL)

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    Pergamon Press, Incorporated

    Maxwell House, Fairview Park
    Elmsford, NY  United States  10523
  • Publication Date: 1991

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  • Accession Number: 00619908
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM