What Does a Metro Tunnel Look like?

  • Hehua ZhuEmail author


A metro tunnel is the section tunnel between two adjacent stations. It is a super long and linear structure connected by the lining ring extending in the longitudinal direction. The lining ring is assembled with the shield segments. The shield segment is a reinforced concrete structure, whose steel bar is like the bone of a human being and concrete is like the muscle on the bones.

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© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. and Tongji University Press 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geotechnical Engineering, College of Civil EngineeringTongji UniversityShanghaiChina

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