The Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel

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The eight refereed papers in this special issue of the ICE Proceedings provide a definitive record of the civil engineering management, design and construction of the UK section of the -u10 billion Channel Tunnel project. Written by senior members of the UK project team, the papers describe the organisation and management roles of the various parties involved and record the design and construction of 84 km of tunnels and their associated structures. The successful development and operation of the six tunnel boring machines are also discussed in detail.Detailed planning was then carried out on the level 3 time chainage format developed during tunnelling (see Fig. ... The level 4 four-week look-ahead programme was an admirable demonstration that the key to successful co- ordination is notanbsp;...

Title:The Channel Tunnel
Publisher:Thomas Telford - 1992-01-01


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