ABSTRACT

Tunnelling in Rock by Drilling and Blasting presents the latest developments in the excavation of tunnels using the drilling and blasting method. Examples of work conducted throughout the world including the Indian sub-continent, Australia, and Sweden amongst others are discussed. These tunnel projects serve to illustrate the challenges  and i

chapter |6 pages

High precision drilling

Anders Östberg
ByA. Östberg

chapter |8 pages

Improved tunneling performance through smarter drilling and design

ByM.B. Lovitt & A.H. Collins

chapter |8 pages

Rapid excavation of tunnels using innovative drilling and blasting techniques

ByA.K. Mishra & R.N. Gupta

chapter |8 pages

Blasting works in urban areas—A Singapore case study

ByF.I. Manolas & T. Arusu

chapter |6 pages

Tunnelling through adverse geological condition: A case study

ByB.M. Gupta, A.N. Sreekumar & S.K. Tripathi

chapter |4 pages

Controlled blasting for a new tunnel near an existing railway tunnel

ByR.N. Gupta & A.K. Raina

chapter |14 pages

Vibration measurements and modelling for blasting in a hard rock tunnel

ByA.T. Spathis & M. Rothery

chapter |12 pages

Geometric assessment of perimeter control blasting in tunnels

ByA.T. Spathis

chapter |10 pages

Controlled blasting for underground hydroelectric projects—NIRM experience

ByH.S. Venkatesh, R. Balachander, G. Gopinath & A.I. Theresraj

chapter |6 pages

Investigation of cracks in domestic houses near construction project in the Himalaya, India: A case study

ByH.K. Verma, R.K. Goel, V.V.R. Prasad, S. Dutta, A. Bhardwaj & K.C. Upadhyay

chapter |12 pages

IT & its role in underground blasting—an overview & future insights

Avtar K. Raina
ByA.K. Raina