Analytic Solutions of Elastic
Tunneling Problems


By Otto Erik Strack
December 2002
Delft University Press
ISBN: 90-407-2327-3
110 pages, 9 x 11 5/8"
$49.50 Paper Original


Contents of this Doctoral Dissertation include: The complex variable method, Multiple holes in a half-plane, Complex potentials for a finite plane with holes, Boundary equations for a half-plane with holes, Deforming circular tunnel, Solution for a deforming hole in a half-plane, Buoyancy of a rigid tunnel, Comparison to Yu's solution, The ground loss problem, Ovalization of a circular tunnel, Comparison to Verrujit and Booker's solution, Prediction of settlement troughs, Superposition of ground loss and ovalization.

Civil Engineering

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