Course Topics Include:

  • Project planning and design
  • Contracting methods and project delivery options
  • Project means and methods
  • Selection of construction method
  • Construction safety and regulations
  • Project risk assessment and management
  • Project bonding and insurance
  • Geotechnical site investigations and data reports
  • Geotechnical baseline reports
  • Underground Grouting and ground improvement
  • Jet, compaction, permeation, consolidation grouting
  • Drill & blast and roadheader tunneling
  • NATM/SEM tunnel design and construction
  • Hard rock tunnel boring machines
  • EPB, Slurry and Mixshield TBMs
  • Multi-Mode tunnel boring machines
  • EPB and Slurry TBM interventions
  • Groundwater inflow and control
  • Ground dewatering and freezing
  • Ground support and lining design
  • Segmental concrete tunnel liners
  • Final tunnel lining design
  • Settlement monitoring and control
  • Tunnel instrumentation and monitoring
  • Cross-passage construction methods
  • Tunnel utilities and material transport
  • Shaft design and construction
  • Tunnel portal design and construction
  • Construction management
  • Tunnel costing and scheduling
  • Disputes and claims resolution
  • Case histories of tunneling projects
  • Upcoming tunneling projects in North America

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