Performance Prediction Models for Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machines

@inproceedings{Ramezanzadeh2004PerformancePM,
  title={Performance Prediction Models for Hard Rock Tunnel Boring Machines},
  author={Ahmad Ramezanzadeh and Jamal Rostami and Richard Kastner},
  year={2004}
}
Tunnel Boring Machine (TBM) is one of the most popular tunneling equipment in the industry. Modern hard rock TBMs are very versatile and have been used very favorably in various ground conditions while setting advance rate records of over 170 m a day. There has been a lot of research on development of models to allow accurate prediction of machine rate of… CONTINUE READING