SHORT COURSE ON TUNNELLING AND ROCK SLOPE ENGINEERING


Speaker

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:/www.isrm.net/gca/index.php?id=1062) Past Vice President, Indian Society of Engineering Geology

30 October - 02 November, 2019
Hilton Colombo Residences, Colombo, Srilanka

Course Contents

  • Philosophy of Tunnelling
  • Fundamentals of rock mechanics related to tunnelling and Rock Slope Engineering
  • Geological factors affecting tunnelling
  • Tunnel construction techniques in hard and soft grounds: Drill-&-blast, shield tunnelling, Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), cut-&-cover tunnels
  • Approaches for tunnelling:
    • New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM)
    • Norwegian Method of Tunnelling (NMT)
    • ADECO-RS Method
  • Approaches for tunnelling (contd. from previous day)
  • Tunnel support design - Empirical methods, analytical methods, numerical methods
  • Numerical methods of analysis and design of tunnels using various software tools from Rocscience, world’s leading developers of geotechnical software
  • Tunnelling hazards: squeezing, rock burst, chimney formation, face collapse, flowing ground, flooding etc.
  • Tunnelling hazards: squeezing, rock burst, chimney formation, face collapse, flooding etc.
  • Ground stabilisation and ground water control: dewatering, compressed air, grouting, ground freezing, forepoling, face dowels, roof umbrella
  • Shotcrete technology
  • Tunnel instrumentation
  • Design approach to slope stability and stabilisation measures
  • Structural geology and data interpretation for slopes
  • Introduction to stereonets and stereographic projection/li>
  • Identification of modes of slope instability & kinematic analysis
  • Plane failure – slope stability analysis and design of support system
  • Wedge failure – slope stability analysis and design of support system
  • Toppling failure – slope stability analysis and design of support system
  • Circular failure – slope stability analysis and design of support system
  • Analysis of rock fall hazards and design of rock fall protection measures
  • Stabilisation measures for slopes
  • Modern, innovative and state-of-the-art slope protection systems
  • Slope instrumentation and monitoring

Course Fee

National Delegate

--- LKR 40,000 PER PARTICIPANT FOR INDIVIDUALS FROM SRI LANKA

--- LKR 54,000 PER PARTICIPANT FOR ORGNAISATIONS /COMPANIES FROM SRI LANKA

--- INR 21,000 PER PARTICIPANT (PLUS GST @18%) FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM SAARC COUNTRIES EXCEPT SRI LANKA

International Delegate

--- USD 575 PER PARTICIPANT (PLUS GST @18%) FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.

    • Lectures For Four Days
    • Course Material in Soft form
    • Temporary Rocscience software licenses for two weeks (Please bring your laptops for some hands-on tunnel analysis & design)
    • Lunch And Tea/Coffee/Snacks On Four Days
    • Course Completion Certificate

Knowledge Partner

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Oration Partner

Venue

Hilton Colombo Residences
200 Union Pl
Colombo 00200,
Sri Lanka
Phone +94 115 344 644

Contact Us

Dr. Manoj Verman

C-1004, Park View City-2, Sohna Road,
Gurgaon-122018, India

manoj@mverman.com

+91-7042170505

Ms. Asma Sathar

C-1004, Park View City-2, Sohna Road,
Gurgaon-122018, India

asma@mverman.com

+91-9986833099