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<p>Nowadays, the vast majority of the tunnel inspection processes are performed manually by qualified operators. The process is subjective and the operators need to face very uncomfortable and even dangerous conditions such as dust environments, absence of ...
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<p>Nowadays tunnel structural inspections are executed based on visual (human) inspections. This is a slow process, labor expensive and subjective, while requiring lane/rail shutdown during the inspection.<br />ROBO-SPECT is an EC co-funded research project ...
Reference: SMAR 2015 - Third Conference on Smart Monitoring, Assessment and Rehabilitation of Civil Structures
<p>In this paper an overview of subsea tunnel monitoring systems which exist in the related field of research are discussed. A reliable monitoring system with a remote access to monitoring parameter data for subsea tunnels using wireless technology is very ...
Reference: IJRET: International Journal of Research in Engineering and Technology, Volume: 03 Issue: 11 | Nov-2014
<p>This paper presents the features of sophisticated instrumentation available today for geotechnical monitoring. A wide range of sophistic have been described with their applications ted electronic and mechanical instrumentation with different instrumentation ...
Reference: Open Journal of Civil Engineering, 2014, 4, 135-146
<p>Reinforced earth structures are extensively used at the disposal site Longsgraben of the new Semmering base tunnel. These structures were monitored during construction using the observational method according to Eurocode 7. Geodetic measurements to ...
Reference: 10th International Conference on Geosynthetics, 21 - 25 September 2014, Berlin, Germany
<p>To the tunnel structure in soft soil foundation, damages are likely caused by large deformation, thus it is more reasonable to measure deformation than to measure force or stress. Although there are many ways to obtain deformation information, measuring ...
Reference: 7th European Workshop on Structural Health Monitoring, July 8-11, 2014. La Cité, Nantes, France
<p>Tunnels environments are characterized by dust, humidity, and absence of natural light. Artificial and natural impacts, change in load criteria, or the simple effect of ageing, make tunnels require inspection and maintenance. These operations are commonly ...
Reference: The 31st International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction and Mining (ISARC 2014)
<p>Main construction work for the Florentine &ldquo;Nodo di Firenze&rdquo; high-speed railway hub started in 2010. The tunnel boring machine (TBM) transitions through extremely variable geological terrain and excavations along the entire length of the hub ...
Reference: World Tunnel Congress 2013 Geneva Underground – the way to the future!G. Anagnostou & H. Ehrbar (eds)© 2013 Taylor & Francis Group, London ISBN 978-1-138-00094-0
Han S. , Cho H. et al.  
In tunnel construction, overcut along with undercut estimation is one of the most important factors to be considered before proceeding to the next operation. It is currently analyzed based on sparsely sampled points surveyed using a total station, but not ...
Reference: 012 Proceedings of the 29th ISARC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Three dimensional laser scanning, also known as Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) has quickly been expanding in its applications in the field of geological engineering due to its ability to rapidly acquire highly accurate three dimensional positional data. ...
Reference: A thesis submitted to the Department of Geological Sciences and Geological Engineering In conformity with the requirements for the degree of Master of Applied Science