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Publications by [Benissi M.]

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<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 ...
Reference: 11th ACUUS Conference: “Underground Space: Expanding the Frontiers”, September 10-13 2007, Athens - Greece
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.
Reference: Bull Eng Geol Env (1998) 57 : 151-160
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 ...
Reference: Proceedings of the 8th International Congress of IAEG, Balkema publ., 3513-3522, Vancouver, Canada(1998)