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Engineering Geology of Underground Excavations

An Engineering Geology MSc Course offered by ETH Zuerich
Copywrite and Lecturers: Löw Simon, Perras Matthew
Recorded: Spring Semester 2017

Topics Covered: Major Tasks of Engineering Geologist in Underground Construction Projects, Types of Underground Constructions, Ground Behaviour in Rock and Soil Tunnels , Groundwater and Environmental Impacts of Underground Constructions, Exploration Methods. Examples and Case Study Lötschberg Base Tunnel.

Didactic Concept: The course is a blended learning course with lectures, workshops, excursions and a large case study (Lötschberg Base Tunnel). Only the lectures are covered on this website.