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Design of Shield Tunnel Structures

  • Zhen-Dong CuiEmail author
  • Zhong-Liang Zhang
  • Li Yuan
  • Zhi-Xiang Zhan
  • Wan-Kai Zhang
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Abstract

Shield machine is a steel circular protective device or mobile support. It is suitable for tunnel construction in soft aquifers, especially under the riverbed, seabed, and urban residential areas. The underground structure constructed by the shield method can be simply termed as the shield lining.

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© China Architecture & Building Press and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020

Authors and Affiliations

  • Zhen-Dong Cui
    • 1
    Email author
  • Zhong-Liang Zhang
    • 1
  • Li Yuan
    • 1
  • Zhi-Xiang Zhan
    • 1
  • Wan-Kai Zhang
    • 1
  1. 1.China University of Mining and TechnologyXuzhouChina

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