Tunelling Engineering (RT 805)

Course Name: 

Tunelling Engineering (RT 805)

Programme: 

M.Tech (Construction Technology and Management)

Semester: 

First

Category: 

Open Electives (OE)

Credits (L-T-P): 

(3-0-0) 3

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: 

1. Vutukuri V.S. and Lama R.D. Physico - mechanical properties of rocks, Transtech, Ohio, 1974. 2. Proc. Rapid excavation and tunneling

Department: 

Civil Engineering
 

Contact us

Dr. Varghese George, Professor and Head
Department of Civil Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

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