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WBI-Print 16

Critical evaluation of the methods of rock mass classification in tunnelling.

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  • Models for the grain and interface structure of jointed rock
  • Literature review
    • Design methods for tunnel structures in jointed rock
    • Application and overview of rock mass classification systems
    • Tunneling classification
  • Stability checks using the finite element method
    • Rock mechanical and rock hydraulic models
    • Calculation methods
    • Safety concept and dimensioning
  • Description and evaluation of selected rock mass classification

    • RQD index
    • Q-System
    • RMR system
    • RMi system
  • Case studies on the application of rock mass classification systems
  • Project example: Tunneling under the airport in Stuttgart