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Design and Construction of Tunnels

Analysis of Controlled Deformations in Rock and Soils (ADECO-RS)

Authors: Lunardi, Pietro

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  • Shows a very new and effective way of tunnel construction
  • Written by a leading Italian expert with much practical experience
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This work illustrates how the Analysis of Controlled Deformation in Rocks and Soils (ADECO-RS) is used in the design and the construction of tunnels.

The ADECO-RS approach makes a clear distinction between the design and the construction stages and allows reliable forecasts of construction times and costs to be made. It uses the advance core (the core of ground ahead of the face) as a structural tool for the long and short term stabilisation of tunnels, after its rigidity has first been regulated using conservation techniques. Tunnels can consequently be driven in difficult stress-strain conditions to predetermined safety standards with operations industrialised and scheduled precisely.

Thanks to this approach design engineers have been able to employ industrial criteria in tunnel excavation, even under extremely difficult stress-strain conditions.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

Table of contents (11 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Design and Construction of Tunnels
Book Subtitle
Analysis of Controlled Deformations in Rock and Soils (ADECO-RS)
Authors
Copyright
2008
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-73875-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-540-73875-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-73874-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-51834-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 576
Additional Information
Original Italian edition published by Hoepli, 2006
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