Dr. Manoj Verman

Tunnelling & Rock Engineering Expert President, International Commission on “Hard Rock Excavation” President, Indian National Group of ISRM Past Vice President at Large, ISRM Board (https:/ Past Vice President, Indian Society of Engineering Geology

Course Contents

  • Philosophy of Tunnelling
  • Fundamentals of rock mechanics related to tunnelling
  • Site investigation and ground characterisation
  • Geological factors affecting tunnelling
  • Tunnel Construction Techniques: TBM, drill-&-blast, road-headers, cut-&-cover tunnels, ripping, ground treatment, dewatering
  • Tunnel alignment selection issues
  • New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM), Norwegian Method of Tunnelling (NMT), ADECO-RS Method
  • Tunnel support design
  • Numerical methods of analysis and design of tunnels using various software tools from Rocsicence, world's leading developers of     geotechnical software
  • Rock bolts and dowels, Shortcrete
  • Tunnelling hazards: squeezing, rock burst, chimney formation, face collapse, flooding etc.
  • Tunnelling through squeezing ground conditions
  • Ground improvement techniques: grouting, forepoling, face dowels, roof umbrella, ground freezing
  • Constraints of urban tunnelling
  • Cut-&-cover metro structures
  • Planning and logistics aspects of mechanized metro tunnelling
  • Tunnel instrumentation<
  • Design of concrete lining
  • Segmental tunnel lining
  • Tunnel waterproofin
  • Tunnelling case histories from India and abroad

Course Fee

Individual delegates from Nepal

--- NPR 17,500 per participant for individuals from Nepal

Delegates from Organisations/Companies from Nepal

--- NPR 24,000 per participant for organisations/Companies from Nepal

Delegates from SAARC countries except Nepal

--- INR 20,000 per participant (plus GST @18%) for participants from SAARC countries EXCEPT NEPAL

International Delegate

--- USD 550 per participant (plus GST @18%) for participants from other countries.

Contact Us

Dr. Manoj Verman

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Gurgaon-122018, India