Instructor - David G. Abbott, P.E.
The seminar will provide an in depth review of microtunneling with an interactive and systematic approach. Subsurface investigation and characterization as applied to designing, specifying and planning microtunneling as well as microtunneling tunnel lining systems and the set up of the tunneling equipment will be discussed in detail. The selection and construction of various shafts for tunneling, and key aspects of microtunneling design, specification, planning, monitoring and management as well as new trends in microtunneling will be discussed. The seminar will include case histories and provide practical applications, group involvement and discussion of the various techniques discussed, together with relevant course materials to be retained by the attendees. A list of suggested reading also will be provided.
Earn 2.1 Continuing Education Units (2.1 CEUs)