Tunnelling has become a fragmented process, excessively influenced by lawyers'notions of confrontational contractual bases. This prevents the pooling of skills, essential to the achievement of the promoters' objectives. Tunnelling: Management by Design seeks the reversal of this trend. After a brief historical treatment of selected developments, th

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Background to modern tunnelling

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Design: the ubiquitous element

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Studies and Investigations

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Design of the tunnel project

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Design of construction

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Hazards, Disputes and their Resolution

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Coda: the Heathrow Tunnel collapse

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