PAPERS PRESENTED TO THE SYMPOSIUM ON TUNNELLING IN NEW ZEALAND, HAMILTON 1977

The following papers presented at the symposium reviewed and discussed the role of geomechanics in the investigation, design and construction of underground openings in New Zealand: Historical aspects of tunnelling in New Zealand, (Downer, AF); Engineering geological investigations for tunnel location and design, (Prebble, WM); Rock properties in situ stresses and underground openings, (Pender, MJ); Engineering classifications of rock for the determination of tunnel support, (Rutledge, JC); Tunnel portal practice, (Rutledge, JC); Finite element study of mine roadways, (Fama, ME and Parton, IM); Geomechancis and tunnelling machines, (Flynn, EA); Contracting for underground excavations, (Newsome, B); Documentation of tunnel data, (Oborn, LE); Instrumentation for tunnelling, (Olsen, AJ, Bryant, JM, Pender, MJ and Salt, PE); Terrace Tunnel Instrumentation--a construction viewpoint, (Osborne, HR and Ashcroft, RF); Kaimai--some tunnelling problems, (Bennion, JD and Hegan, BD); Engineering geology and construction, Western diverson tunnels, Tongariro power development, (Paterson, BR); Engineering geological aspects of Rangipo underground powerhouse, (Hegan, BD); Rock deformation investigations at Rangipo, (Bryant, JM and Deane, PA); and, The design of Rangipo underground powerhouse, (Millar, PJ). /TRRL/

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Proceedings of Technical Groups of the New Zealand Institution of Engineers and New Zealand Geomechanics Society, Volume 3, Issue 3(G), 1977.
  • Corporate Authors:

    New Zealand Institution of Engineers

    101 Molesworth Street
    Wellington,   New Zealand 
  • Publication Date: 1977

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 256 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00195214
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Transport Research Laboratory
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Monograph
  • Files: ITRD, TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 11 1979 12:00AM