Publisher’s description: This book presents the state of the art in mechanised shield tunnelling technology and the various types of equipment, and provides design approaches as well as structural advice. Other chapters treat drilling equipment, conveyors, tunnel securing, surveying and controlling as well as occupational safety. Contractual aspects and process controlling are also presented in detail.
Maidl, B, Herrenknecht, M, Maidl, U, Wehrmeyer, G and Sturge, D (2012) Mechanised Shield Tunnelling, 2nd Edition. London: Wiley-Blackwell