Course Title : Design of Underground Structures

Code 10F087
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term 2nd term
Class day & Period Tue 3rd
Location C1-172
Credits 2
Restriction No Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor Toshihiro Asakura, Tsuyoshi Ishida

Course Description

Outline of the characteristic of underground, the present state and trend of underground development, historical change of underground utilization are explained.
Especially, design and maintenance technology for tunnels and underground opening, and rock stress problem, are lectured in detail.


Attendance(50%), class quiz and report(50%)

Course Goals

Acquire the fundamental technology of underground structure design and maintenance.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Guidance 1 Course description, Grading and Goals
Historical change 1 Historical change of underground development
Environment and Characteristic 1 Environment and Characteristic of underground
Act of deep underground use 1 Social background of the act and engineering problem
Rock stress 2 Underground stability and rock stress problems
Construction(1) 1 Survey technology for tunnelling
Construction(2) 2 Design technology for tunnelling and feed back system
Construction(3) 2 Construction work for tunnelling
Construction(4) 1 Evaluation and utilization of measurement
Maintenance 2 Maintenance technology, Tunnel deformation, Earthquake disaster of tunnels
Achievement check 1 Check the understanding


No set text


Instructed in class


Taking Underground Development Engineering and Rock Engineering (when undergraduate) are desirable.

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