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Rules for paper submission

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1. Themes

  • Urban Planning and Use of Underground Space
  • Geological Investigation, Basic Data, Hydrogeological and Geotechnical aspects
  • Projects and Retroanalysis
  • Numerical Methods and Research
  • Conventional Tunnels
  • Mechanized Tunnels
  • Support, Coatings and Materials
  • Soil Conditioning
  • Impermeabilization
  • Underground Excavation in Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Historic cases and the Lessons Learned
  • Environment and Underground Work
  • Readjustment, Recovery, Operation and Maintenance
  • New Technologies and the Environment
  • Contracts, Insurance and Risk Management
  • BIM used in underground projects
  • Rehabilitation, Operation and Maintenance
  • Interference and interaction of tunnels with underground structures

2. Procedures

Paper submission consists of the following: first, author submits the abstract; if approved author will submit the complete article, which may also have to be reviewed.

2.1 Abstracts

Maximum 300 words in paper format to be submitted on the congress website (upload pdf).

Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English.

2.2 Papers

Use similar template ( to be submitted on the congress website (automatic receipt confirmation, otherwise author must get in contact).

Languages: Portuguese, Spanish, English.

3. Evaluation

3.1 Abstracts

Abstracts will be evaluated by members of the organizing and scientific committees, with one of the results below:
- Approved.
- Approved with comments.
- Declined.

4th Brazilian Tunneling Congress - CBT