Erich Pimentel: Catalogue data in Autumn Semester 2017
|Name||Dr. Erich Pimentel|
Institut für Geotechnik
ETH Zürich, HIL D 13.3
|Telephone||+41 44 633 27 39|
|Department||Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering|
|101-0317-00L||Tunnelling I||3 credits||2G||G. Anagnostou, E. Pimentel|
|Abstract||Basic aspects of design and analysis of underground structures. Conventional tunnel construction methods. Auxiliary measures (ground improvement and drainage, forepoling, face reinforcement). Numerical analysis methods.|
|Objective||Basic aspects of design and analysis of underground structures. Conventional tunnel construction methods. Auxiliary measures (ground improvement and drainage, forepoling, face reinforcement). Numerical analysis methods.|
|Content||Numerical analysis methods in tunnelling. |
Conventional excavation methods (full face, top heading and bench, side drift method, ...)
- Jet grouting
- Ground freezing
- Face reinforcement
|101-0329-00L||Tunnelling III||4 credits||2G||G. Anagnostou, E. Pimentel, M. Ramoni|
|Abstract||Deepen the knowledge on selected topics of underground construction as well as learning working out conceptual solutions of complex problems.|
|Objective||Lecture: Deepen the knowledge on selected topics of underground construction.|
Exercises: Conceptual solutions of complex problems.
|Content||Caverns: Geometry, construction methods, support.|
Shafts: Construction methods, support.
Urban tunnelling: Boundary conditions, system choice, alignement, design.
Field measurements: Principles, monitoring layout, applications, interpretation.
Cut and cover tunnels: Modelling, design.
Exercising conceptual solution of complex tunnelling problems based upon discussion of current tunnel cases with particularly demanding problems in small groups.
|Prerequisites / Notice||Prerequisite: BSc course "Tunnelling", MSc courses "Tunnelling I" and "Tunnelling II".|