101-0318-01L  Tunnelling II

SemesterSpring Semester 2022
LecturersG. Anagnostou, M. Ramoni
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionGerman
CommentPrerequisite: Tunnelling I


101-0318-01 GUntertagbau II2 hrs
Thu15:45-17:30HIL E 9 »
G. Anagnostou, M. Ramoni

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AbstractGeotechnical aspects of mechanized tunnelling in soft ground or hard rock. Tunnelling through squeezing rock. Tunnelling through swelling rock.
ObjectiveUnderstanding the geotechnics of mechanized tunnelling.
Tunnel design and construction for high rock pressures.
ContentClosed shield tunnelling - geotechnical aspects
Tunnelling by hard rockTBMs - geotechnical aspects
Tunnelling through squeezing rock - design and analysis issues
Tunnelling through swelling rock - design and analysis issues
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Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersG. Anagnostou
Typesession examination
Language of examinationGerman
RepetitionThe performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit.
Mode of examinationoral 15 minutes
Additional information on mode of examinationDie Sessionsprüfung besteht aus zwei Teilen.
Teil 1: Beantwortung schriftlicher Fragen.
Teil 2: Beantwortung mündlicher Fragen.
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Civil Engineering MasterMajor in Geotechnical EngineeringW+Information