Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Tunnel Engineering

Selected Topics

Edited by Michael Sakellariou

National Technical University of Athens

This volume presents a selection of chapters covering a wide range of tunneling engineering topics. The scope was to present reviews of established methods and new approaches in construction practice and in digital technology tools like building information modeling. The book is divided in four sections dealing with geological aspects of tunneling, analysis and design, new challenges in tunnel construction, and tunneling in the digital era. Topics from site investigation and rock mass failure mechanisms, analysis and design approaches, and innovations in tunnel construction through digital tools are covered in 10 chapters. The references provided will be useful for further reading.

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Tunnel EngineeringSelected TopicsEdited by Michael Sakellariou

Published: March 18th 2020

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.77496

ISBN: 978-1-78985-466-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-78985-465-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-78985-914-0

Copyright year: 2020

Books open for chapter submissions

3114 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. Engineering Geology and Tunnels

By Vassilis Marinos

125

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2. Advanced Geological Prediction

By Shaoshuai Shi, Xiaokun Xie, Siming Tian, Zhijie Wen, Lin Bu, Zongqing Zhou, Shuguang Song and Ruijie Zhao

159

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3. Topics of Analytical and Computational Methods in Tunnel Engineering

By Michael G. Sakellariou

56

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4. Impact of Tunnels and Underground Spaces on the Seismic Response of Overlying Structures

By Prodromos Psarropoulos

95

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5. Designing a Tunnel

By Spiros Massinas

199

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6. Transit-Oriented Development Interactions on Existing Metro Systems: The Need for the Design of Adequate Structural Monitoring System and the Experience from International Projects

By Evangelos Astreinidis

160

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7. Innovative Concepts in TBM Tunnels

By Silvino Pompeu-Santos

277

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8. Design of Immersed Tunnel and How We Research Submerged Floating Tunnel

By Wei Lin, Ming Lin, Haiqing Yin and Xiaodong Liu

235

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9. Digital Construction Strategies and BIM in Railway Tunnelling Engineering

By Georgios Kapogiannis and Attwell Mlilo

1565

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10. BIM and Advanced Computer-Based Tools for the Design and Construction of Underground Structures and Tunnels

By Panayotis Kontothanasis, Vicky Krommyda and Nikolaos Roussos

245

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