Factors influencing performance of hard rock tunnel boring machines

Conference object English OPEN
Yagiz, S.; Rostami, J.; Kim, T.; Ozdemir, L.; Merguerian, C.;
(2010)
  • Subject: Colorado School of Mines | Controlling factors | Ground conditions | Hard rocks | Intact rocks | New York , USA | New zealand | On-machines | Operating points | Optimal performance | Penetration rates | Rock mass | Rock mass characteristics | Rock mass properties | Rock properties | Significant impacts | Site-specific | Specific sites | Tailrace tunnel | TBM performance prediction models | Tunnel boring machines | Tunnel projects | Two parameter | Water tunnel | Boring machines (machine tools) | Construction equipment | Mathematical models | Rock mechanics | Rocks | Tunneling (excavation) | Tunneling machines | Earth boring machines

Intact rock properties together with rock mass characteristics should be well investigated for selection of proper tunnel boring machine (TBM) for tunneling in various ground conditions. This is due to the significant impact of rock mass characteristics on machine perfo... View more
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