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CEE 598 TSO - Tunneling in Soil and Rock

Spring 2015

Tunneling in Soil and RockTSO59149ONL4 -    Youssef M. A. Hashash

Course Description

This course covers soil and rock properties and their relation to tunnel ground behavior. Early methods and tunnels are examined, and modern tunneling techniques are introduced. Students examine the proper approach to tunnel projects, including exploration, design, and contracting practices including geotechnical baseline reports and risk registers. The course will include guest lectures by leading experts in the field.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree in engineering or science and a course in Structural Dynamics (such as CEE 472) and Soil Mechanics and Behavior (such as CEE 483).

Subject Area

  • Civil and Environmental Engineering