Tunnelling Engineering

Course Name: 

Tunnelling Engineering (RT 805)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Res)

Semester: 

Second

Category: 

Programme Core (PC)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)

Content: 

Types of underground excavations, methods of tunneling. Tunneling in soft ground. Tunneling by drilling & blasting, using TBMs. Excavation of large tunnels, hazards in tunneling. Ground treatment in excavation. Supports, ventilation, drainage and lighting in tunnels.

References: 

Vutukuri V.S. and Lama R.D. Physico - mechanical properties of rocks, Transtech, Ohio, 1974. Proc. Rapid excavation and tunneling

Department: 

Mining Engineering
 

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Prof. V. R. Sastry, Head of the Department
Department of Mining Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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