For many years, the Taschenbuch für den Tunnelbau (Tunnelling Pocket Book) has been a practical guide for clients, planners and contractors, as it deals with current developments and innovative solutions to problems and thus documents the state of technology. The current edition of the Tunnelling Pocketbook includes the following topics:
Conventional tunnelling: excavation of large cross-sections in full excavation for the Stuttgart-Ulm railway project; sealing pressurised water-retaining railway tunnels with plastic sealing membranes; construction of a highly reinforced inner lining in the anhydrite-bearing rock of the Feuerbach Tunnel.
Mechanised tunnelling: construction of landfall sections of underwater gas pipelines by pipe jacking
Machines and equipment: DAUB recommendation for the selection of tunnel boring machines
Construction materials and components: Utilisation of excavated material from mechanised tunnelling in soft ground
Research and development: Aerodynamic aspects of modern railway tunnels
Digitalisation in tunnelling: BIM pilot project on the eastern A44 motorway tunnel chain in the German state of Hesse
Project examples: Underground turning of a hard rock shield machine in 20 days (Filder Tunnel); Undercutting of the historically protected DB Directorate in the Stuttgart 21 project.
Contracting and business management aspects: Low-
conflict construction contract in underground construction
Tunnelling Pocketbook 2021
Edited by: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geotechnik (DGGT), Essen
German with an additional English abstract of each specialized article
45th year, 336 pp. A6 with 150 Ill./Tab. and 124 references; bound 39,90 €;
Also available as E-book.
Print ISBN 978-3-433-03319-7
Publisher: Ernst & Sohn, Berlin