"Principles for Tunnel Design"
February 27 - 28 2011 - At the request of the “The Institute of Engineers Malaysia (IEM) and Tunneling & Underground Space Technical Division(TUSTD)” the Foundation prepared a two days training session on "Principles of Tunnel Design”.
This Training session aimed to provide design and construction elements to young professionals related to the best practice of tunnel design.
More than sixty persons attended the training session, both from the academical and corporate world, Including two young engineers, VŨ MINH TUẤN, MSc from Vietnam and Dr. Lim Soktay from Cambodia, invited by the Foundation.
Six lecturers from ITA-AITES, (L to R on the image bellow) Dr. Harald Wagner, Expert to the ITA-AITES Executive Council, Professor In-Moo Lee. ITA-AITES President, Mrs. Amanda Elioff, Animateur, ITA-AITES Working Group 20 and member of the ITA-AITES executive Council, Dr. Suchatvee, President of the Thaïland Underground and Tunneling Group, Prof. Markus Thewes, ITA-AITES First Vice President, Mr. Soren Eskesen, ITA-AITES Vice President gave a total of sixteen lectures.
Sessions topics were:
- Introduction and Overview on Tunnel DesignTunneling Methods
- General Aspects of Tunnel Design
- Conventional Tunnelling
- Mechanized Tunnelling