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tunnelling

(networking)
(US: "tunneling") Encapsulation of protocol A within protocol B, such that A treats B as though it were a data link layer. Tunnelling is used to get data between administrative domains which use a protocol that is not supported by the internet connecting those domains.
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The existing tunnel and new tunnels are all built using an articulated shield tunnelling machine with an outer diameter of 6.4 m and a length of 8.5 m.
With the tunnelling of the southbound tunnel, there are a reduction negative convergence displacement on the left side of point B and an addition positive convergence displacement on the right side of point B.
This training is aimed at increasing the levels of skills of the DMRC engineers in Underground Tunnelling, as about 53 km of the total length of 143 km of Delhi Metro Phase 3 is being constructed underground and 35 TBMs (Tunnel Boring Machines) are going to be used to achieve this target, according to Mangu Singh, MD, DMRC.
Modic, "Fire simulation in road tunnels," Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol.
The earth pressure balance (EPB) shield tunnelling machine has advanced safety systems
A long-awaited sanitary rock tunnel received city council approval in June with the awarding of the tender to Hamilton's McNally Construction, a leading Canadian tunnelling contractor, for $28.2 million.
Scientists first convincingly demonstrated the electronic tunnelling phenomenon in semiconductors in the late 1950s, and since that time it has become the basis of several electronic components--among them tunnel diodes, which are good for some amplification and high-speed switching applications.
Liu, "Ground movement induced by parallel EPB tunnels in silty soils," Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol.
Zhou, "Experimental study on failure behaviour of deep tunnels under high in-situ stresses," Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, vol.