Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation

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A wide ranging and up-to-date review of experience of tunnelling contracts, particularly those for sewerage and drainage tunnels. The review is based on the 6th edition of the ICE Conditions of Contract, but it takes note of new forms of contract which are leading towards less adversarial contractual relations.^Smaller EPBs use a central drive unit for the cutting wheel, but larger units use a peripheral drive so allowing higher cutting wheel ... so that any repairs can be effected and cutters replaced when necessary (refer to British Standards Institution, 1990a). ... of disposal becomes inefficient because the weight of the spoil in the haulage skips and the storage hopper increases to reduce their holding capacity.

Title:Tunnelling Contracts and Site Investigation
Author:Dr P.B. Attewell
Publisher:CRC Press - 1995-08-31


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