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Publications by [Benissi M.]
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ASSESSMENT OF GROUND CONDITIONS WITH RESPECT TO MECHANISED TUNNELLING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE EXTENSION OF THE ATHENS METRO TO THE CITY OF PIRAEUS (2007)
<p>This paper refers to the new planned Western Extension of the Athens Metro to Piraeus city. The railway consists of a 9.45m diameter and 8.2 km length tunnel and 7 stations. Tunnelling works are expected to be undertaken within a variety of lithological ...
APPLICABILITY OF THE GEOLOGICAL STRENGTH INDEX (GSI) CLASSIFICATION FOR VERY WEAK AND SHEARED ROCK MASSES. THE CASE OF THE ATHENS SCHIST FORMATION (1998)
This paper is focused on the applicability of the GSI classification system to these highly heterogeneous rock masses and proposes an extension of the GSI system to account for the foliated or laminated weak rocks in the lower range of its applicability.
An engineering geological assessment with respect to the TBM excavation, within a highly heterogeneous system of formations known as the "Athens Schist" is presented. The method considers mainly the rock mass competence on the basis of criteria related to ...