Course detail

Underground Engineering

FAST-ZF52Acad. year: 2018/2019

History, nomenclature and terminology in the underground structures. The basic design elements of underground structures. Geotechnical survey for underground structures, influence of technology to their layout. Classification of surroundings for uderground structures. Theory of rock pressures. Tunnel systems and schemes for major profiles, classic systems, ring method. The New Austrian Tunnel Method (NATM), Tunnel Sequential Machines (TSM) and Tunnel Boring Machines (TBM), shield tunnelling by open and closed shields, PERFOREX method. Improvement of environmental at driving, silting, rawing-out. Explosive works. Drilling, loading and transport of muck. Excavation of shafts. Driving of galleries. Ventilation and protection of underground structures against water. Excavaten underground structures. Microtunnelling.

Department

Institute of Geotechnics (GTN)

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Not applicable.

Prerequisites

Basic principles of geology, engineering geology, soil mechanics, building materials, structural mechanics, elasticity and plasticity theory, foundation engineering, geodesy, building materials, basic principles of railway, overground and water structures.

Co-requisites

Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

ALDORF,J.: Mechanika podzemních konstrukcí. VŠB-TU, Ostrava 1999
GUDEHUS,G.: Finite elements in geomechanics. J.Wiley&Sons 1979
KLEPSATEL,F., KUSÝ,P., MAŘÍK,L.: Výstavba tunelů ve skalních horninách. Jaga group, Bratislava 2003
KOLYMBAS,D.: Geotechnik – Tunnelbau und Tunnelmechanik. Springer 1997
KOLYMBAS,D.: Tunneling Mechanics-Advances in Geotechnical Engineering and Tunnelling. Logos Verlag, Berlin 2001
SINHA,R.S.: Underground Structures (Design and Instrumentation). Elsevier 1979

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Not applicable.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Not applicable.

Language of instruction

Czech

Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. History and evolution of underground structures. Nomenclature of underground structures by various criterions. Terminology.
2. The main construction elements of underground structures. The basic design elements for separate types of underground structures.
3. Geotechnical survey for underground structures, pilot galleries, influence of geotechnical proportions into the underground structures layout.
4. Classification of surroundings for underground structures, classification systems.
5. State of stress of rocky massive round of tunnel excavation, arch theory, load of lining by the part of primary stress
6. Tunnel systems for major profiles. The New Austrian Tunnel Method.
7. Tunnel Sequential Machines(TSM) and Tunnel Boring Machines(TBM) Shield tunnelling by open and closed shields, special shields.výrub
8. Improvement of environmental during driving. Silting, drawing - out.
9. The design of primary lining
10. Excavation and projecting of shafts.
11. Influence of tunnel building technology to environment.
12. Protection of underground structures against water.
13.Excavated underground structures. Microtunnelling. The base of underground urbanization.

Aims

Student has a knowledge of basic design elements of underground structures and principle methods of design and checking of primary lining of underground structures. Student will be acquainted with geotechnical investigation, with influence of geology into the underground structures layout and with classification of rocks for underground structures. Further on with introduction into the theory of rocky pressures, with tunel systems for different profiles, explosive works, excavation of shafts. Student will be able to check deformations of suface. Excavated underground structures and microtunelling.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Extent and forms are specified by guarantor’s regulation updated for every academic year.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme D-P-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-K-C-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-K-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

  • Programme D-P-E-SI (N) Doctoral

    branch KDS , 2. year of study, winter semester, 8 credits, compulsory-optional

Type of course unit

 

Lecture

39 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer

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