FACULTY OF ENGINEERINGCIVIL ENGINEERING

CE439 RAILWAY AND METRO TUNNELS

Course Code: 5620439
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 5.0
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Undergraduate
Course Coordinator: Assist.Prof.Dr YASEMİN NİELSEN(ÖZDOĞAN)
Offered Semester: Fall or Spring Semesters.

Course Objective

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Course Content

Development of railway and metro tunnels. Profiles and cross-sections of railways and metros. Theories of vertical, lateral and bottom pressures. A numerical example by segment design. Novel techniques and equipment used in construction. Metro tunnel characteristics and general pattern of planning. Subway and deep level stations. Ventilation and aerodynamic aspects. Some important examples. NATM method and cost calculations.

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