The Westerschelde Tunnel : approaching limits /

Main Author: Heijboer, J., (Author)
Other Authors: Hoonaard, J. van den., Linde, F. W. J. van de.
Format: Taylor Francis eBooks
Language:English
Published: Lisse : A.A. Balkema, 2004.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. A pioneering mega project : general project description
  • 2. The Westerschelde Tunnel : history and background
  • 3. The design of the Westerschelde Tunnel in a nutshell
  • 4. Safety
  • 5. The protection of the Westerschelde Tunnel against fire
  • 6. A life span of at least 100 years
  • 7. Geotechnical circumstances
  • 8. Access ramps : design and implementation
  • 9. The tunnel lining
  • 10. Tunnel boring machines
  • 11. The boring and tunnelling process
  • 12. Separation plant and boring spoil
  • 13. Cross connections
  • 14. Civil fitting out and logistical process
  • 15. Tunnel installations
  • 16. Aesthetic aspects
  • 17. The contract and project management
  • 18. Maintenance aspects.