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Tunnel Engineering - Modelling, Construction and Monitoring Techniques

Kenneth Imo-Imo Israel Eshiet

University of Wolverhampton

A leading academic and researcher in civil and geotechnical engineering, a chartered engineer and leader of the geotechnics subject area in School of Architecture and Built Environment, University of Wolverhampton, UK.

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Structural Design Geotechnical Design Numerical Modeling Analytical Modeling Ground Deformation and Subsidence Tunneling Drilling Excavation Offshore Geotechnical Engineering Underground Excavation Instrumentation in Tunneling Geotechnics

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The immense benefits of tunnels can be readily recognized and have led to great strides in areas such as transportation, stormwater drainage, waste disposal, and pipeline networking. Requirements for tunnels depend on the intended functions and factors such as size, depth, configuration, and underground conditions. Achieving the desired functionality is usually multifarious and complex due to the range and interrelationships of the myriad of issues that must be taken into account.

This book provides further insights into the design and construction processes as well as the performance of tunnels. Areas covered include design considerations, modeling approaches, drilling and excavation techniques, measurement and instrumentation, tunneling in offshore environments, machinery and equipment, ground investigations, cost-benefit evaluations, environmental and social impacts, sustainability, and health and safety. The book aims to provide supplementary information that advances the frontier in tunnel engineering whilst serving as a first recourse for those new in the field of tunneling.

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Book initiated and editor appointed

Date completed: March 9th 2022

Applications to edit the book are assessed and a suitable editor is selected, at which point the process begins.

Chapter proposals submitted and reviewed

Deadline Extended: Open for Submissions

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Approved chapters written in full and submitted

Deadline for full chapters: July 10th 2022

Once approved by the academic editor and publishing review team, chapters are written and submitted according to pre-agreed parameters

Full chapters peer reviewed

Review results due: September 28th 2022

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Expected publication date: November 27th 2022

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About the editor

Kenneth Imo-Imo Israel Eshiet

University of Wolverhampton

Kenneth Imo-Imo Israel Eshiet is a senior lecturer at the University of Wolverhampton, United Kingdom. Hitherto, he was an assistant professor at Prince Mohammad Bin Fahd University, a research fellow at the University of Leeds, a lecturer at the University of Uyo, and a senior consultant at Sustainable Energy Environmental and Educational Development (SEEED), USA. He holds a doctorate in Civil Engineering. His interests include numerical/analytical methods for engineering problems; experimental and numerical modeling of geotechnical systems; site investigation, and laboratory and field geotechnical experimentation; computational fluid dynamics; stochastic and optimization analysis; and structural analysis and design.

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