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USACE Tunnels

USACE Tunnels

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CECW-EGEngineerManual1110-2-2901
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Washington, DC 20314-1000
EM 1110-2-290130 May 97Engineering and DesignTUNNELS AND SHAFTS IN ROCK
Distribution Restriction Statement
Approved for public release; distribution isunlimited.
 
DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
EM 1110-2-2901
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CECW-ED
Washington, DC 20314-1000
ManualNo. 1110-2-290130 May 1997
Engineering and DesignTUNNELS AND SHAFTS IN ROCK
1. Purpose.
This manual was prepared by CECW-ED and CECW-EG and provides technical criteriaand guidance for the planning, design, and construction of tunnels and shafts in rock for civil worksprojects. Specific areas covered include geological and geotechnical explorations required, construc-tion of tunnels and shafts, design considerations, geomechanical analysis, design of linings, andinstrumentation and monitoring.
2. Applicability.
This manual applies to all Headquarters, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers(HQUSACE) elements, major subordinate commands, districts, laboratories, and field-operating activi-ties having responsibilities for the design of civil works projects.FOR THE COMMANDER:OTIS WILLIAMSColonel, Corps of EngineersChief of Staff __________________________This manual supersedes EM 1110-2-2901, dated 15 September 1978, and Change 1, dated19 February 1982.
 
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DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY
EM 1110-2-2901
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
CECW-EG
Washington, DC 20314-1000
ManualNo. 1110-2-290130 May 97
Engineering and DesignTUNNELS AND SHAFTS IN ROCK
Table of Contents
SubjectParagraphPageSubjectParagraph Page
Chapter 1Introduction
Purpose........................1-11-1Scope..........................1-21-1Applicability....................1-31-1References......................1-41-1Distribution.....................1-51-1Terminology.....................1-51-1
Chapter 2Chapter 5General ConsiderationsConstruction of Tunnels and Shafts
Approach to Tunnel and Shaft General.......................5-15-1Design and Construction...........2-12-1Rock as a Construction Material......2-22-1Methods and Standards of Design.....2-32-1Teamwork in Design..............2-42-1The Process of Design Initial Ground Support...........5-45-13and Implementation..............2-52-2
Chapter 3Geology Considerations
General.........................3-13-1Properties of Intact Rocks...........3-23-1Faults, Joints, and Bedding Drainage and ControlPlanes.........................3-33-6Weathering......................3-43-9Geohydrology....................3-53-9Gases in the Ground...............3-63-18
Chapter 4Geotechnical Explorations forTunnels and Shafts
General.........................4-14-1Explorations for Environmental ConsiderationsReconnaissance and and Effects...................5-145-52Feasibility Studies...............4-24-1Explorations for PreconstructionPlanning and Engineering........4-34-3Testing of Intact Rock andRock Mass...................4-44-6Presentation of GeotechnicalData........................4-54-10Geologic Investigations DuringConstruction..................4-64-10Tunnel Excavation by Drillingand Blasting..................5-25-1Tunnel Excavation byMechanical Means.............5-35-8Sequential Excavation andSupport......................5-55-28Portal Construction..............5-65-30Shaft Construction..............5-75-33Options for GroundImprovement.................5-85-37of Groundwater...............5-95-39Construction of Final, PermanentTunnel Linings................5-105-40Ventilation of Tunnelsand Shafts....................5-115-43Surveying for Tunnelsand Shafts....................5-125-45Construction Hazards andSafety Requirements............5-135-47Contracting Practices............5-155-56

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