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Unformatted text preview: EM P5102 SYSTEM S ENGI NEERI NG & I NTEGRATI ON CH ANNEL TUNNEL (A Tunnel between England and France) BY: SAVI N MHAI KI SHAHZAD ALI CONTENTS 1. I ntroduction 2. The Channel Tunnel 3. Project Organization 4. Scope and Requirements 5. I nvestigate the Alternatives 6. System Design 7. I ntegration 8. Deployment and Maintenance 9. Post Project Evaluation 10.References I NTRODUCTI ON 1802 - First cross-Channel tunnel proposal made to Napoleon by a French Engineer. 1857- French engineer Thom de Gamond proposed a railway tunnel scheme. 1870s- Tunnel companies were set up to do the first serious scientific exploration of the geology between Dover and Calais. 1880-83 -Trial tunnels dug 2 km either side. 1883 -Tunnels abandoned for British fear of invasion. 1975 - A UKFrance government backed scheme/project that started in 1974 was cancelled in 1975 because of British financial crisis. 1986 - The Treaty of Canterbury was signed allowing the project to proceed. 1988 - First tunnelling commenced in France, followed shortly by UK. 1994 - The tunnel was formally opened by HM The Queen and President Mitterrand. [1,2] http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/7610919.stm The Channel Tunnel A three-tunnel railroad connection running under the English Channel. Connecting Folkestone, England, and Calais, France. The tunnels are 50 km long. There are two rail tunnels, each 7.6 m in diameter, and a central tunnel 4.8 m in diameter, that is used for maintenance and ventilation....
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course ENGINEERIN EMP5100 taught by Professor Guy-vincentjourdan during the Fall '09 term at University of Ottawa.

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