CME525H1: Tunneling and Urban Excavation


Introduces fundamental concepts of underground tunneling and its impact on surrounding urban environment. Topics: role of geology on the choice of tunneling methodology; classical and mechanized tunneling excavation methods; interaction between tunnel and surrounding structures; tunnel support methodologies; innovation and current research in tunneling and underground construction.

42.7 (Fall), 42.7 (Winter), 85.4 (Full Year)