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<p>In this research, the prospect of tunneling by cut and cover and New Austrian Tunneling Method (NATM) for underground metro rail system in Dhaka city was evaluated. Both conventional analysis and 2D finite element analysis using an elasto-plastic constitutive ...
Reference: Int. J. of GEOMATE, April, 2016, Vol. 10, No. 2 (Sl. No. 20), pp. 1776-1783
<p>Compared to bridges, underground structures are inappropriately regarded as less crucial components of road infrastructure in view of their supposedly low seismic vulnerability. The literature indicates, however, that shallow-buried rectangular structures, ...
Reference: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 38 (2013) 99–113
Our research employs the concept of building information modelling (BIM) in environmental impact assessment for urban deep excavation projects. BIM is a relatively new technology that facilitates better information integration and management. Many engineering ...
Reference: 2012 Proceedings of the 29th ISARC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The paper describes the challenges and constraints as well as implemented approaches for the upgrade project for the Bond Street Underground station located in London, UK, where solutions such as pre-support, various mined techniques and underpinning are being ...
Reference: 2012 World Tunnel Congress Proceedings
After the collapse of the subway excavation in the Nicoll Highway, extensive in-situ investigations were carried out to identify causes of the accident. The results of detailed studies disclosed that lack of toe-in depth of the diaphragm wall into the stiff ...
Reference: International Symposium on Backward Problems in geotechnical Engineering TC302-Osaka 2011
The increased use of underground space for transportation systems and the increasing complexity and constraints of constructing and maintaining above ground transportation infrastructure have prompted the need to develop this technical manual. This FHWA manual ...
Reference: Publication No. FHWA-NHI-10-034, December 2009
Construction of the Canada Line Rapid Transit Project is currently underway in Vancouver, BC. The 19 km rapid transit system includes 6.6 km of cut and cover box structure – one of the longest cut and cover rapid transit tunnels in Canada. The design for the ...
Reference: The 14 th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October, 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
An effective seismic retrofit for a sidewall of a cut and cover tunnel has not been established yet. We develop a new method of seismic retrofit for the cut and cover tunnel. We call this “polymer isolation method.” In this method, we insert a thin wall made ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
<p>The communication shows an alternative for introducing soil-structure interaction in the analysis of cut-and-cover tunnels. An uncoupled method is illustrated through two examples representative of the situations found in practice. The main features of ...
Reference: Symposium International ELU/ULS 2006
Severe damage to six out of a total of 21 subway stations in the Kobe area during the 1995 Hyogoken-nanbu earthquake indicated a need for more attention to be given to the earthquake design of rectangular underground structures. This paper presents work undertaken ...
Reference: 2005 NZSEE Conference