Tunneling

Budapest University of Technology and Economics
LEVEL
Master
TYPE
Course
MODES
-
LANGUAGE
-
ECTS
3
PERIOD
04/09/2023 to 22/01/2024

Course Description

The goal of this course is to teach the most important segments of the tunnel design and the construction. The course is focus on the frequently used tunneling technics and calculation methods in both soil and rock environment. During the semester the student calculates the most important stresses on the tunnel, using both numerical and analytical methods. The tunnel designs are shown in a detailed both the construction and operation system, as well.

Time format

weekly

Educational-info

Competences

student is able to do approximate calculations for tunnelling,able to choose the appropriate technology, able to perform the structural design of a tunnel, able to perform the design of a drill and blast and NATM tunnel, able to choose the main parameters of a TBM, able to calculate the stresses of a tunnel with numerical modelling, able to express her/his thoughts orderly in written and oral.

Prerequisites

none

Duration

28 h / 14 weeks

ECTS

3

Validation mode

Continuous control

Maximum number of students

40

Access to disable

Yes

Organizer

Partner

Budapest University of Technology and Economics

Faculty

Faculty of Civil Engineering

Department

Department of Engineering Geology and Geotechnics

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