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Specialist Underground Civil Engineering and Tunnel Building

Module name (EN): Specialist Underground Civil Engineering and Tunnel Building
Degree programme: Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012
Module code: BIMA280
Hours per semester week / Teaching method: 4VU (4 hours per week)
ECTS credits: 6
Semester: 2
Mandatory course: no
Language of instruction:
Written exam

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Applicability / Curricular relevance:
BIMA280 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2012, semester 2, optional course
BIMA280 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.04.2015, semester 2, optional course,
BIMA280 Civil and structural engineering, Master, ASPO 01.10.2017, semester 2, optional course,
60 class hours (= 45 clock hours) over a 15-week period.
The total student study time is 180 hours (equivalent to 6 ECTS credits).
There are therefore 135 hours available for class preparation and follow-up work and exam preparation.
Recommended prerequisites (modules):
Recommended as prerequisite for:
Module coordinator:
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Jung
Fachingenieure (Lehrauftrag)
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dietrich Wullschläger

[updated 22.05.2011]
Learning outcomes:
After successfully completing this module, students will:
_ have advanced knowledge in the methods of foundation engineering and the geological/geotechnical constraints of tunnel construction.
_ be able to coordinate tunnelling technology and rock behavior.
_ have basic knowledge in the fields of tunnel construction and tunnel equipment.
_ be able to contribute their technical competence in both disciplines to team projects.
_ be able to develop solutions for open, complex problems using scientific methods.

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Module content:
_ Specialized Underground Civil Engineering: Diaphragm walls, underpinnings, injection technology, jet grouting, vibratory tamping columns, subsoil improvement
_ Tunnel Building: Geological basics, design criteria, construction methods, blasting, mechanical tunnel driving, securing and lining, tunnel equipment, fire protection, stress conditions in the rock, excavation classes, basics of calculation

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Recommended or required reading:
_ Eichler et al.: Spezialtiefbau
_ Maybaum et al.: Verfahrenstechnik und Baubetrieb im Grund- und Spezialtiefbau
_ Kolymbas: Tunnelbau und Tunnelmechanik
_ Maidl: Tunnel- und Stollenbau
_ Müller-Salzburg: Der Felsbau _ Tunnelbau

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