Short Courses and Conferences
September 18-20, 2013
This three-day intensive course is designed to provide a comprehensive review of latest developments in tunnel design and construction. Topics covered will include:
- Site investigations
- Geotechnical data and baseline reports
- Risk assessment
- Tunnel and ground support design
- Groundwater inflow prediction
- Selection and excavation method
- Dewatering and ground freezing
- NATM design and construction
- Conventional drill and blast tunneling
- Roadheader tunneling
- Hard rock TBMs
- EPB machines
- Slurry TBMs
- Hyperbaric interventions
- TBM guidance and monitoring
- TBM excavation in bouldery ground
- Design of segmental and final concrete liners
- Tunneling in difficult ground
- Shaft design and construction
- Ground improvement
- Grouting techniques
- Shotcrete applications
- Tunnel utilities
- Tunnel costing and scheduling
- Construction management
- Dispute resolution
- TBM applications in Mining and case histories of hardrock
- EPB and Slurry TBM application
Who Should Attend?
This course is intended for owners, engineers, contractors, equipment manufacturers and consultants involved in tunnel design and construction.
The course material will be presented by prominent national and international speakers from the tunneling industry.
A complete agenda, with presentation titles and presenters, is available.
The courses will be taught on the campus of the Colorado School of Mines in Golden, Colorado USA. Learn more...
Fees and Registration
Registration for this course is open now. Enrollment is limited; therefore, applications will be accepted in the order received. Full information about fees, options, and payment methods is available.Learn more...
Travel and Accommodations
Registrants are responsible for their own travel arrangements, transportation, lodging, and meals. Additional information is available through the links below.
Important! Accommodations in Golden may be in short supply. See the 'Accommodations' page for more information.
Further Technical Information
For more information about the course content, please contact:
Levent Ozdemir, Ph.D., PE
780 Kachina Circle
Golden, CO 80401
Phone: 303.526.1905 (work) and 303.999.1390 (cell)