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Course Title[Course Code]:Tunnel Engineering[CVE 506]

Faculty: Engineering, Shoubra
Department: Civil Engineering
Program: Geotechnical Engineering
Compulsory / Elective:Compulsory
Postgraduate(Diploma-Not Available)
Lecture:( 3 ) Practical / Clinical:( - ) Tutorial:( - )

Course Description:
Main concepts associated to design and construction of tunnels in soils and rocks. Urban tunnels, excavated in soil or weak rock masses, geotechnical aspects related to tunnel behavior, factors controlling this behavior, tunnel construction methods, improvement and reinforcement techniques, the available analysis methods and tunnel instrumentation and observation.