SHORT COURSE ON TUNNELLING

(WITH FOCUS ON SOFT GROUND 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

01 - 04 April 2019
Hotel Six Seasons Hotel – Dhaka, Bangladesh

Course Contents

  • Philosophy of Tunneling
  • Fundamentals of rock mechanics related to tunneling
  • Site investigation and ground characterisation
  • Geological/geotechnical factors affecting tunneling in soft ground
  • Tunnel construction techniques in soft ground: Shield tunnelling, Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), cut-&-cover tunnels
  • Tunnel alignment selection issues
  • New Austrian Tunnelling Method (NATM) and ADECO-RS Method
  • Design of tunnels in soft ground - 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 in soft ground: flowing ground, non-cohesive sands and gravels, soft clays, presence of water, chimney formation, face collapse, flooding etc.
  • Soil stabilisation and ground water control: dewatering, compressed air, grouting, ground freezing, forepoling, face dowels, roof umbrella
  • Shotcrete technology
  • Constraints of urban tunnelling o Cut-&-cover metro structures
  • Planning and logistics aspects of mechanized metro tunnelling
  • Ground settlement due to tunnelling
  • Tunnel instrumentation
  • Segmental tunnel lining
  • Tunnel waterproofing
  • Tunnel ventilation
  • Immersed tunnels
  • Tunneling case-histories

Course Fee

National Delegate

--- BDT 20,000 PER PARTICIPANT FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM BANGLADESH
--- INR 20,000 PER PARTICIPANT (PLUS GST @18%) FOR PARTICIPANTS FROM SAARC COUNTRIES EXCEPT BANGLADESH

International Delegate

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

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Venue

Six Seasons Hotel – Dhaka,
House-19, Road-96
Gulshan-2, Dhaka-1212
Bangladesh.
Phone +88 02 9840789

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