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 Past Vice President, Indian Society of Engineering Geology

24 - 27 September 2019
Hotel Druk, Thimphu, Bhutan

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 construction techniques (contd. from previous day)
  • Tunnel alignment selection issues
  • Approaches for tunnelling:
  • New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM)
  • Norwegian Method of Tunnelling (NMT)
  • ADECO-RS Method
  • Tunnel support design - Empirical methods, analytical methods, numerical methods
  • Numerical methods of analysis and design of tunnels using various software tools from Rocsicence, world's leading developers of geotechnical software
  • Tunnelling hazards: squeezing, rock burst, chimney formation, face collapse, flowing ground, flooding etc.
  • Ground stabilisation and ground water control: dewatering, compressed air, grouting, ground freezing, forepoling, face dowels, roof umbrella
  • Shotcrete technology
  • Rock bolts and dowels
  • Tunnel instrumentation
  • Tunnelling case-histories

Course Fee

--- BTN 17,000 PER PARTICIPANT FOR INDIVIDUALS FROM BHUTAN

--- BTN 21,000 PER PARTICIPANT FOR ORGNAISATIONS /COMPANIES FROM BHUTAN

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

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

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Venue

Hotel Druk, Thimphu
Wogzin Lam,
Clock Tower Square,
P.O.Box 1178,
Thimphu, Bhutan
Phone +975 2 322 966

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