North American Tunneling '98: Proceedings of the North American Tunneling '98 Conference, Newport Beach, California, 21-25.02.1998

by Levent Ozdemir

Published: January 1998
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Hardcover
ISBN: 9789054109310

       

Synopsis of North American Tunneling '98: Proceedings of the North American Tunneling '98 Conference, Newport Beach, California, 21-25.02.1998

Grouped into six sections, the papers in this volume address a wide range of issues on the challenges and opportunities facing underground construction, and the use of underground space.

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Thirty-five presentations address the technical aspects of underground construction and the use of underground space. The papers are divided into six sections treating issues such as: alternate project delivery methods; geotechnical baseline reports; risk management and effect on innovation, including case studies of the impact of environmental regulations on groundwater discharge, clarifying grouting requirements, and soil contamination assessment; advances in technology such as directional core drilling, deep soil cement stabilization, and geophysical methods to determine bedrock conditions; benefits of underground construction; and finally, construction challenges in rock and soft ground. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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