SHORT COURSE ON TUNNELLING


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

21 - 24 August 2018
Radisson Blu, Kathmandu, Nepal

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 waterproofing
  • Tunnelling case histories from India and abroad

Course Fee

National Delegate

--- Rs 20,000 PER PARTICIPANT (PLUS GST @18%) FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM SAARC COUNTRIES

International Delegate

--- USD 550 PER PARTICIPANT (PLUS GST @18%) FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM OTHER COUNTRIES.

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Venue

Radisson Hotel Kathmandu
Lazimpat, PO Box 2269, KMC Ward no. 2,
Kathmandu 44600, Nepal
Phone +977-1-4411818
fax: +977 1 4411720

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