Published April 4, 2008
Reference - 360 Pages
ISBN 9780415471619 - CAT# SW7161
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One of the world's currently largests tunnel projects is under construction at the Yangtze River estuary: the Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel project, with its length of 8950 m and a diameter of 15.43 m. The Shanghai Yangtze River Tunnel. Theory, Design and Construction, which was presented as a special issue at the occasion of the 6th International Symposium Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground (IS-Shanghai, China, 10-12 April 2008), contains a comprehensive collection of papers dedicated to one of the most complex underground works recently undertaken, and covers a variety of topics:
– Experiment and design;
– Construction and monitoring;
– Theoretical analysis and numerical simulation;
– Risk assessment, and
– Project management.
This book will be invaluable to scientists and engineers working in the analysis, design, construction and management of tunnels in soft ground.