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<p>The Rock Mass Rating (RMR) System was introduced over 40 years ago, and since then has become a worldwide reference, along with the Q system, for design applications involving estimation of rock mass properties and tunnel support. A massive database of ...
Reference: Proceedings of the World Tunnel Congress 2014 – Tunnels for a better Life. Foz do Iguaçu, Brazil.
A coupled hydromechanic analysis predicts a significant pore pressure drop due to the volumetric expansion associated with the excavation of the pit. This lower pore pressure distribution allows for a more aggressive and economical slope design.
Reference: Slope Stability. CSIRO