Field Test Sections, Save Cost in Tunnel Support

by K. S. Lane,

American Society of Civil Engineers, New York, NY
978-0-87262-161-9 (ISBN-13) | 0-87262-161-8 (ISBN-10), 1975, Soft Cover, Pg. 59
Report from Underground Construction Research Council
Out of Print: Not available at ASCE Bookstore.

Document Type: Book


This report is intended to stimulate improvements in underground works and their adoption by industry. It covers a broad range of topics, including promising concepts for tunnel support, role of field measurements, case histories and examples of benefits, when to adopt a test program, and good practices for effective test sections. It will be useful to engineers and managements interested in opportunities for improving the design and cost of tunnel support.

Subject Headings: Field tests | Tunnels | Case studies | Industries | Personnel management | Underground structures


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