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<p>In order to study the effects of a seismically induced tunnel&ndash; ground interaction, two-dimensional numerical analyses are performed using the sofware ANSYS. The study employs a coupled beam&ndash;spring model subjected to earthquake loading that is ...
Reference: Acta Geotechnica Slovenica, 2016
<p>The construction of subsurface structures such as Tunnel beneath the water table causes the groundwater seepage into the structure and impacts the stability of the structure. A 2.483 km long railway Tunnel was constructed between Katara and Udhampur in ...
Reference: J. Ind. Geophys. Union ( October 2015 ) v.19, no.4, pp:422-432
<p>The Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Sungai Buloh-Kajang (KVMRT-SBK) Line is the first MRT Project in Malaysia. The 9.3-km underground twin-tunnels between Semantan North Portal and Maluri South Portal are constructed using tunnel boring machines (TBMs). ...
Reference: International Conference and Exhibition of Tunnelling and Underground Space IEM Kuala Lumpur 3-5 March 2015
<p>A single track railway tunnel was constructed by prevault (Perforex) method in tertiary sedimentary ground conditions as a by-pass of an open coal mine. After excavation of about half of the 1,7 km long tunnel, sudden, daylight collapse happened and destroyed ...
Reference: Proceedings of the World Tunnel Congress 2014 – Tunnels for a better Life. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.
<p>Ever increasing population of large cities, density of transportation, and need for storage capacity have led, inevitably, to an increased use of underground facilities. Tunnels in urban environment are often located at small depths underneath densely populated ...
Reference: Међународна конференција Савремена достигнућа у грађевинарству 24.-25. април 2014. Суботица, СРБИЈА
<p>Increasing demand on infrastructures increases attention to shallow soft ground tunneling methods in urbanized areas. Especially in metro tunnel excavations, due to their large diameters, it is important to control the surface settlements observed before ...
Reference: Environ Earth Sci., DOI 10.1007/s12665-012-2214-x
<p>The expansion of urban populations comes with an associated demand for increased public transport. An often utilised solution is to construct a rapid transit system within tunnels. Generally, a pair of tunnels are constructed within relative close proximity. ...
Reference: Eurofuge 2012
<p>In this paper, ground movement in a highly populated region of Iran&rsquo;s capital city, Tehran, induced by excavation and construction of 7 the line of Tehran subway has been investigated. It was aimed to analyse the ground displacements and surface settlement ...
Reference: Geosciences 2012, 2( 6 ): 1 85 - 19 1 DOI : 1 0.5923/j. geo . 2012020 6 . 06
<p>The utilization of underground space becomes a more important issue in megacities of the world in order to build more functional and advanced cities. However, because a lot of underground structures such as lifelines have already been developed in the megacities, ...
Reference: International Symposium on Advances in Ground Technology and Geo-Information (IS-AGTG) 1-2 Dec 2011, Singapore Phoon, Goh, Shen & Zhu (eds)
<p>The stabilities of shallow tunnel headings with and without forepole reinforcements were studied by the use of small scale centrifugal physical models and upper bound plasticity models. The physical models were tested at 100 g in the NUS geotechnical centrifuge ...
Reference: A THESIS SUBMITTED FOR THE DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL AND ENVIRONMENTAL ENGINEERING NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF SINGAPORE 2011