Baubetrieb und Bauwirtschaft

Kathrina RIEGER - Characteristics of the Mix-Schield TBM S-317/318 Operating at Shanghai Yangtze under River Tunnel Project

TU Wien, 2013


This Thesis outlines the characteristic features of the mix-shield tunnel boring machine by Herrenknecht AG for the Shanghai Yangtze Under River Tunnel Project. The Project's basic conditions, such as location, geology, infrastructure integration and design, are discussed up front.

After a description of the machine's outline and its general operation, specific features are discussed separately. Following, the automatically generated data ofthe machine is reviewed for a short overview by using the examples oftorque, penetration and thrust force.