SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY ON IMMERSED TUBES

THE MOST IMPORTANT FEATURE OF THE DEVELOPMENT OF THE TECHNIQUE OF IMMERSED TUBE TUNNELLING IS THE CHANCE IT OFFERS OF PROVIDING A DRY WATER CROSSING WHERE, FORMERLY, EITHER A BRIDGE OR TUNNEL HAS BEEN MADE PROHIBITIVELY COSTLY BY GROUND CONDITIONS. ALTHOUGH NOT ALWAYS COMPETITIVE WITH BORED TUNNEL OR BRIDGE, WHERE BOTH ARE POSSIBLE, THE PREFABRICATED TUNNEL SHOULD ALWAYS BE GIVEN AT LEAST CURSORY CONSIDERATION BY ENGINEERS INVESTIGATING THE VIABILITY OF A WATER CROSSING. SURPRISINGLY FEW OF THOSE WHO HAVE NOT BEEN DIRECTLY CONCERNED WITH THE DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF A SUNKEN TUBE KNOW THE EXTENT TO WHICH THIS TECHNIQUE HAS BEEN USED. THIS BIBLIOGRAPHY IS THE RESULT OF REFERENCES SELECTED FROM THE LITERATURE OVER A TEN YEAR PERIOD. IT IS REPRESENTATIVE OF EVERY KIND OF IMMERSED TUBE TUNNEL SO FAR STARTED OR COMPLETED, AND OF EVERY TECHNIQUE EMPLOYED. FOREIGN LANGUAGE REFERENCES HAVE BEEN OMITTED EXCEPT WHERE THEY GIVE DETAILS NOT AVAILABLE IN ENGLISH. /AUTHOR/

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  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Vol 1, No 2, PP 74-76
  • Authors:
    • Pequignot, C A
  • Publication Date: 1969-7

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  • Accession Number: 00215208
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 9 1970 12:00AM