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<p>This paper examines excavation chamber pressure behavior within a 17.5 m diameter earth pressure balance tunnel boring machine (EPBM) used on the Alaskan Way viaduct replacement tunnel project in Seattle, Washington, USA. The study examines behavior during ...
Reference: International Conference on Tunnel Boring Machines in Difficult Grounds (TBM DiGs), Singapore, 18–20 November 2015
<p>In 1997, the writer performed a small, very limited (in scope) contract‐research project on behalf of a client involved in heavy construction. The subject of the study was the common use of steel sheet‐piling in cantilever applications for temporary excavation‐support ...
Reference: John S. Horvath, Ph.D., P.E., LifeM.ASCE
<p>Observations of the performance of basement walls and retaining structures in recent earthquakes show that failures of basement or deep excavation walls in earthquakes are rare even if the structures were not designed for the actual intensity of the earthquake ...
Reference: STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TECHNICAL REPORT 65A0367
<p>Observations of the performance of many different types of retaining structures in recent earthquakes show that failures of retaining structures, including braced excavation supports and basement walls, are rare even if the structures were not designed ...
Reference: STATE OF CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION TECHNICAL REPORT 65A0367
<p>The component and system reliability based design of bridge abutments under earthquake loading is presented in the paper. Planar failure surface has been used in conjunction with pseudo-dynamic approach to compute seismic active earth pressures on an abutment. ...
Reference: Proceedings of Indian Geotechnical Conference December 15-17,2011, Kochi (F-344)
The presentation of the closed-form solution for the problem of the plastic zone and stress distribution around a circular tunnel in an elastic-plastic half space, derived using bipolar coordinates, as well as its implementation in practical examples such ...
Reference: Geotechnical Challenges in Megacities", Vol. 3, pp 751-757, GRF 190005, St. Petersburg 2010
<p>Block-molded expanded polystyrene and related geofoam materials can reduce lateral pressures acting on a wide variety of earth-retaining structures to almost zero under both gravity and seismic loading. There are two distinctly different functional ways ...
Reference: American Society of Civil Engineers Geo-Institute ER2010: Earth Retention Conference 3 Bellevue, Washington, U.S.A. 1-4 August
<p>The Riverside large deep excavation of Shanghai international passenger center was 800m long and 100&ndash;150m wide with the depth of 13 m. The south long side of the deep excavation was at a distance of 4.6m from the parallel flood wall of Huangpu River. ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
<p>Model parameters of conditioned soils in head chamber of shield machine are determined based on tri-axial compression tests in laboratory. The loads acting on tunneling face are estimated according to static earth pressure principle. Based on Duncan-Chang ...
Reference: EJGE, Vol. 14, Bund. K
<p>In this study, firstly, a series of field monitoring data on earth pressure in soft clay, hard clay and sand ground are analyzed respectively. In the soft clay ground, the earth pressure fluctuated with backfill grouting pressure at first, it settled down ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London