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.

41.3 (Fall), 44.8 (Winter), 86.1 (Full Year)