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

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