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<p>The Damhusledningen (Damhus pipeline) project in Copenhagen will improve water quality in and around the Damhus river and secure the area from flooding at downpour. The tunnel is constructed with &ldquo;Pipe Jacking&rdquo; in the top of the limestone. In ...
Reference: NGM 2016 Reykjavik, Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Geotechnical Meeting, Challenges in Nordic Geotechnic 25th – 28th of May
<p>Rock Quality Designation (RQD), was introduced by Don Deere in the mid-1960s as a means of using diamond core to classify rock for engineering purposes. Subsequently it was incorporated into the Rock Mass Rating and Q-system classification methods which, ...
Reference: Canadian Geotechnical Journal 2016
<p>The Monte Amiata region in the Southern Tuscany, Central Italy, describes a volcanic complex with great significance in terms of the regional fresh water supply, mining and geothermal power generation. Mainly for the latter purpose, the volcanic area of ...
Reference: Proceedings World Geothermal Congress 2015 Melbourne, Australia, 19-25 April 2015
 
<p>This guidance document is intended to provide general information about the Oregon State Board of Geologist Examiners (Board) and its regulation of the public practice of geology in Oregon. This guidance document does not replace, supersede, or otherwise ...
Reference: Second Edition May 30, 2014
<p>The Rock Mass Rating (RMR) System was introduced over 40 years ago, and since then has become a worldwide reference, along with the Q system, for design applications involving estimation of rock mass properties and tunnel support. A massive database of ...
Reference: Proceedings of the World Tunnel Congress 2014 – Tunnels for a better Life. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.
 
<p>The purpose of this chapter is to identify, either by reference or explicitly herein, appropriate methods of soil and rock property assessment, and how to use that soil and rock property data to establish the final soil and rock parameters to be used for ...
Reference: NYSDOT Geotechnical Page 6-1 June 17, 2013 Design Manual
In Mid 2011, during the 2010-2012 Canterbury earthquake sequence, a site investigation programme was undertaken within the Christchurch CBD to characterise the engineering behaviour of the soils responsible for the observed ground performance. This paper presents ...
Reference: NZSEE Annual Technical Conference & AGM, 13-15 April 2012, Christchurch
 
This Manual of Instructions (MOI) presents minimum requirements for conducting geotechnical engineering studies for VDOT projects throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. This document is the work product of the Materials Division and is prepared in conjunction ...
Reference: Virginia Department of Transportation, Materials devision, May 2012
This report addresses how states use geotechnical information in solicitation documents and contracts for design-build highway projects. The report examines current practices regarding the allocation of geotechnical risk and the level of geotechnical information ...
Reference: NCHRP Synthesis 429, TRB
In a tectonically complex area of northwest Pakistan, MOL Pakistan and its partners acquired two 3D seismic surveys. Extreme topography led to irregular shooting geometry. Varied surface access over this terrain required a mix of Vibroseis and dynamite source ...
Reference: 2011 EAGE first break volume 29, May 2011