Academic Catalog

CE537 TUNNEL DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION

Course Code: 5620537
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Civil Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Lecturer TMUN HERGL
Offered Semester: Once in several years.

Course Content

History of tunneling. Tunnel classification. Different theories applied for the determination of vertical, lateral, and bottom pressures. Conventional and modern construction methods and equipment used. Underground urban transportation facilities. (R)