New Method of Sinking Caisson Tunnel in Soft Soil
Sinking a caisson tunnel in soft soil is new idea and this new concept could be an alternative method of tunneling in soft soil. The aim of this study is to evaluate geotechnical feasibility of sinking the caisson tunnel to the desired depth at the selected soil profile along tunnel alignment. This caisson tunneling method is proposed to reduce the use of temporary works such as propping of sheet pile walls and increase the ease and speed of construction. Besides, it reduces the disturbance on the nearby structures due to vibration.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Institutt for bygg, anlegg og transport , 2013. , 71 p.
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:no:ntnu:diva-23298Local ID: ntnudaim:10024OAI: oai:DiVA.org:ntnu-23298DiVA: diva2:660431
Emdal, Arnfinn, AmanuensisBeitnes, Anders