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<p>Recent additions to the Brantford General Hospital expansion included construction of a new hospital wing, involving excavations of up to 11 metres (36 feet) depth, in loose to compact sand adjacent to an existing eight-storey hospital structure. The tendered ...
Reference: (2004) - Fifth International Conference on Case Histories in Geotechnical Engineering
<p>The paper focuses on the application of gabion structures in river control and particularly on transversal gabion weirs and spillways in flood storage projects. Storage has the general effect of attenuating the flood hydrograph, reducing its peak flow rate ...
Reference: 34th Dam days 2014
<p>The field performance of a geotechnical structures including its failure mechanism should be evaluated in detail before construction in order to minimize the possibility of potential failure. In this paper, the application of soil nailing system is documented ...
Reference: EJGE Vol. 18 [2013], Bund. Y
 
<p>The Designer shall consult with the Regional Geotechnical Engineer (RGE) as early as possible in the design phase to ensure adequate subsurface explorations are progressed to verify the feasibility of installing the soil nail wall system. Subsurface explorations ...
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-21 Revision #3
 
<p>The intent of this chapter is to inform designers, and earth-retaining-system manufacturers and suppliers, of the procedures and responsibilities associated with the preparation of plans for an earth-retaining system.</p>
Reference: INDIANA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION—2013 DESIGN MANUAL
 
<p>The purpose of this manual is to provide the inspector and Engineer-In-Charge with a quick and easy-to-use set of inspection guidelines for the various aspects of tieback construction, including pre-installation inspection, installation, testing and trouble ...
Reference: GEOTECHNICAL ENGINEERING MANUAL GEM-17 Revision #3
<p>In the following sections, we will first discuss basic considerations necessary for<br />calculating lateral earth pressure and then how to apply these pressures in developing the force. We will illustrate how the lateral forces are combined with vertical ...
Reference: PDHonline Course C155 (2 PDH)
<p>The performance of diaphragm walls in excavation for Shandao Temple Station of Taipei Metro is evaluated by using the concept of wall deflection path which is a plot of maximum wall deflections versus depth of excavation. Finite element analyses were performed ...
Reference: Journal of GeoEngineering, Vol. 7, No. 1, pp. 001-012, April 2012
 
Apart from maintaining the highest standard of slope safety, the Government is concerned about the appearance of the slopes. It has been a long-standing Government policy to make slopes look as natural as possible, blending them with their surroundings and ...
Reference: Information Note 1/2012
<p>Ground motion effect on a roller-compacted concrete (RCC) dams in the earthquake zone should be taken into account for the most critical conditions. This study presents three-dimensional earthquake response of a RCC dam considering geometrical non-linearity. ...
Reference: Nat. Hazards Earth Syst. Sci., 12, 2369–2388, 2012