Postgraduate Master Course Tunnelling and Tunnel Boring Machines

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  • Master
  • Torino
  • 910 ore di lezione

Obiettivo del corso: The students who followed the Post-graduate Master Course are of interest for the design firms, the construction companies involved in tunnelling and for the tunnelling tools suppliers as well as the producers of tunnel boring machines. The Public Administration and the tunnel owners can also find interest in the skills gained during the course.
Rivolto a: Graduate MSc in Engineering and Geology, Company and Public Administration Employees involved in tunnelling design and management of job sites. A maximum number of 20 participants is foreseen. Professionals interested in specializing competences in this field can subscribe to single training modules.

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The need of experts involved in D&B and in TBM tunnelling as well as tunnel work site management is rapidly increasing throughout the world. The necessary qualifications to cover these roles cannot be supplied by the first and second level University Courses, but a specially drawn up course is needed.

The Politecnico di Torino has developed and organized this Post-Graduate Master Course, endorsed by ITA/AITES (International Tunnelling and Underground Space Association). In this course University lectures are merged with lectures and presentations by experts from construction companies, machines producers, design companies and professional to provide the multidisciplinary knowledge that is necessary to work in the tunnelling sector.

The Post-Graduate Master Course on "Tunnelling and Tunnel Boring Machines" will be held from November 2011 to November 2012.

It involves about 450 hours of face-to-face lessons and classroom exercises, 2 months of stage in a Tunnel construction site or in a tunnelling design company and a thesis work.

The course is worth a total of 60 European Credits Transfer System (ECTS) academic credits, corresponding to:

- Lectures and exercises: 45 ECTS
- Technical Visits: 1 ECTS
- Stage: 7 ECTS
- Final thesis: 7 ECTS

The class lessons last 6/8 hours a day, 5 days a week.

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2 months of stage in a tunnel construction site or in a tunnelling design company and a thesis work.

Alunni per classe: 20
Persona di contatto: COREP Secretary's Office

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