An Overview of the Analysis and Design Techniques Used on the Main Tunnels of the SSC

by Steven H. Baldauf, (M.ASCE), Lee & Baldauf Consulting, Engineers, Dallas, United States,

Document Type: Proceeding Paper

Part of: Computing in Civil Engineering


Sophisticated numerical analysis and design techniques were devised for the Supercollider in order to produce a design which closely reflected the constraints of the construction processes, and which responded to the innate behaviors of the ground through which it was constructed.

Subject Headings: Construction engineering | Construction methods | Numerical analysis | Tunnels | Construction management | Finite difference method | Linings | Soil structures

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