The Channel Tunnel

The Channel Tunnel

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Providing a broad account of the development of the Channel Tunnel project - the most expensive civil engineering project undertaken this century - this book examines the projects financing, management, design and construction.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 336 pages
  • 152.4 x 236.22 x 25.4mm | 612.35g
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • London, United Kingdom
  • photographs, line drawings
  • 0727715461
  • 9780727715463

Table of contents

Project development and finance; channel tunnel - the early stages; development of the project; the private sector financing of the Channel Tunnel; tranportation systems; the tranportation systems - the operator's point of view; expected traffic demands; engineering design; engineering management and transportation system design; tunnel design; terminal design; the Maitre d'Oeuvre; the role of the Maitre d'Oeuvre - Atkins/SETEC joint venture; project management; the role of Eurotunnel; project management by Transmanche-link joint venture; construction management; project construction management in the UK and France; tunnels construction; terminals construction; tranportation system implementation; tranport infrastructure; the Channel Tunnel - the effect in the UK; the Channel Tunnel - the effect in France.
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