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TUNNELING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

TUNNELING IN CIVIL ENGINEERING

Civil engineers who are a specialist in tunnel engineering are the ones that take full responsibility for the designing, planning, construction, maintenance and safety of tunnels. What are tunnels? Tunnels are horizontally shaped underground passages which are generally used for transporting men and materials. Making of caves and tunnels are both ancient activities of mankind dating back to 4000 B.C. Nowadays, tunnels are used for different purposes such as Underground traffic, Water supply and drainage, Diversion of river water, Digging of precious materials like gold, coal, iron, Military purposes like underground fortification¸ Underground parking places, power plant, warehouse, Subways, and...

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CIVIL ENGINEERING ON LARGE DIAMETER SEWER PIPES

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A large diameter sewer pipe is an underground carriage system specifically used to convey sewages from the residence and commercial buildings for treatment or disposal. It offers the perfect solution for waste water and sewage systems. The pipes are lighter in weight with great chemical resistance. BACKGROUND Back then, Sewage treatment was less effective when waste is diluted with water leading to the combination of a sewer overflow when runoff from snow melt or heavy rainfall is greater than the hydraulic capacity of sewage treatment plants. To overcome these challenges, some cities civil engineers were hired to build separate sewer...

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