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Practical guide to rock tunneling, Dean Brox, Brox Consulting, Vancouver, Canada

Label
Practical guide to rock tunneling
Title
Practical guide to rock tunneling
Statement of responsibility
Dean Brox, Brox Consulting, Vancouver, Canada
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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Brox, Dean,
Dewey number
624.1/93
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Tunneling
  • Rock mechanics
Label
Practical guide to rock tunneling, Dean Brox, Brox Consulting, Vancouver, Canada
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents; Foreword; About the author; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Disclaimer; List of figures and tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Functional uses of rock tunnels; 2.1 General; 2.2 Functional uses; 3. Tunnel project execution; 3.1 General; 3.2 Project delivery method; 3.3 Execution stages; 3.4 Pre-planning by client; 3.5 Project engineering by consultants; 3.6 Engineering effort and deliverables during execution; 3.7 Functional requirements for design build; 3.8 Early contractor engagement and involvement
  • 3.9 Constructability reviews3.10 Independent TBM risk assessment; 4. Site investigations; 4.1 General; 4.2 Potential consequences of limited site investigations; 4.3 Review of existing information and previous experience; 4.4 Planning and budgeting for site investigations; 4.5 Compilation of relevant information and base map; 4.6 Identification of key geological risks and possible concerns; 4.7 Planning of phased investigations; 4.8 Field mapping and ground proofing of inferred geological faults; 4.9 Geophysical surveys; 4.10 Borehole drilling; 4.11 In situ testing
  • 4.12 Selection and preparation of samples4.13 Laboratory and quality assurance testing; 4.14 Field instrumentation and monitoring before construction; 4.15 Pilot or test excavation/gallery; 4.16 Reporting; 4.17 Drillcore photographs; 4.18 Long term storage of drillcore; 5. Rock characterization; 5.1 Regional and site geology; 5.2 Tunnel alignment geology; 5.3 Faults and fracture zones; 5.4 Rock mass fractures; 5.5 Rock strength; 5.6 Rock mineralogy; 5.7 Rock alteration; 5.8 Rock abrasivity; 5.9 Rock durability and swelling potential
  • 5.10 Groundwater conditions, predicted inflows, and quality5.11 In situ stresses; 5.12 Rock mass quality; 5.13 Tunnel alignment and section characterization; 6. Rock tunnel design; 6.1 Design criteria and basis; 6.2 Technical standards and codes of practice; 6.3 Tunnel cross section and internal geometrical requirements; 6.4 Tunnel size and shape; 6.5 Portal locations and support design; 6.6 Horizontal alignment and separation; 6.7 Vertical alignment; 6.8 Practical grade; 6.9 Intermediate or temporary access requirements; 6.10 Drainage requirements; 6.11 Invert requirements
  • 6.12 Operational design requirements6.13 Access requirements; 6.14 Design of hydraulic pressure tunnels; 6.15 Seismic design considerations for rock tunnels; 6.16 Constructability of design; 7. Tunnel stability; 7.1 General; 7.2 Probable modes of instability; 7.3 Stability analyses and selection of parameters; 7.4 Empirical assessments of stability; 7.5 Kinematic stability assessment; 7.6 Rock mass stability assessment; 7.7 Discrete element rock mass stability assessment; 7.8 Evaluation of overstressing and characterization; 7.9 Tunnel stability at fault zones; 7.10 Squeezing conditions
Control code
ocn983786619
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351808682
Lccn
2017018977
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)983786619
Label
Practical guide to rock tunneling, Dean Brox, Brox Consulting, Vancouver, Canada
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Cover ; Half Title ; Title Page ; Copyright Page ; Table of Contents; Foreword; About the author; Acknowledgements; Dedication; Disclaimer; List of figures and tables; 1. Introduction; 2. Functional uses of rock tunnels; 2.1 General; 2.2 Functional uses; 3. Tunnel project execution; 3.1 General; 3.2 Project delivery method; 3.3 Execution stages; 3.4 Pre-planning by client; 3.5 Project engineering by consultants; 3.6 Engineering effort and deliverables during execution; 3.7 Functional requirements for design build; 3.8 Early contractor engagement and involvement
  • 3.9 Constructability reviews3.10 Independent TBM risk assessment; 4. Site investigations; 4.1 General; 4.2 Potential consequences of limited site investigations; 4.3 Review of existing information and previous experience; 4.4 Planning and budgeting for site investigations; 4.5 Compilation of relevant information and base map; 4.6 Identification of key geological risks and possible concerns; 4.7 Planning of phased investigations; 4.8 Field mapping and ground proofing of inferred geological faults; 4.9 Geophysical surveys; 4.10 Borehole drilling; 4.11 In situ testing
  • 4.12 Selection and preparation of samples4.13 Laboratory and quality assurance testing; 4.14 Field instrumentation and monitoring before construction; 4.15 Pilot or test excavation/gallery; 4.16 Reporting; 4.17 Drillcore photographs; 4.18 Long term storage of drillcore; 5. Rock characterization; 5.1 Regional and site geology; 5.2 Tunnel alignment geology; 5.3 Faults and fracture zones; 5.4 Rock mass fractures; 5.5 Rock strength; 5.6 Rock mineralogy; 5.7 Rock alteration; 5.8 Rock abrasivity; 5.9 Rock durability and swelling potential
  • 5.10 Groundwater conditions, predicted inflows, and quality5.11 In situ stresses; 5.12 Rock mass quality; 5.13 Tunnel alignment and section characterization; 6. Rock tunnel design; 6.1 Design criteria and basis; 6.2 Technical standards and codes of practice; 6.3 Tunnel cross section and internal geometrical requirements; 6.4 Tunnel size and shape; 6.5 Portal locations and support design; 6.6 Horizontal alignment and separation; 6.7 Vertical alignment; 6.8 Practical grade; 6.9 Intermediate or temporary access requirements; 6.10 Drainage requirements; 6.11 Invert requirements
  • 6.12 Operational design requirements6.13 Access requirements; 6.14 Design of hydraulic pressure tunnels; 6.15 Seismic design considerations for rock tunnels; 6.16 Constructability of design; 7. Tunnel stability; 7.1 General; 7.2 Probable modes of instability; 7.3 Stability analyses and selection of parameters; 7.4 Empirical assessments of stability; 7.5 Kinematic stability assessment; 7.6 Rock mass stability assessment; 7.7 Discrete element rock mass stability assessment; 7.8 Evaluation of overstressing and characterization; 7.9 Tunnel stability at fault zones; 7.10 Squeezing conditions
Control code
ocn983786619
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781351808682
Lccn
2017018977
Note
Taylor & Francis
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)983786619

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