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<p>This paper presents results from installations comprising both HAE and LAE filters in fully grouted boreholes and in intimate contact with the ground. It stands out distinctly that high air-entry filters have a high risk ...
Reference: International Symposium on field measurements in Geomechanics (FMGM 2018)
 
<p>The purpose of this guideline is to assist dam owners to determine the most appropriate consequence of failure classification for dams in their jurisdiction in a manner that is consistent across the province.<br />This guideline is intended to be a companion ...
Filed under: Dam Engineering
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<p>The aim of this Study is to identify the most common types of cracks and defects which occur in Izki road and suggest suitable option for maintenance. The objectives are to identify different types of cracks &amp; defects, to find out the different ...
Reference: International Journal of Advanced Engineering, Management and Science (IJAEMS), [Vol-3, Issue-7, July-2017]
<p>The main objective of this project was to appraise the performance of fully grouted piezometers under natural field conditions. The paper introduces a new field site that was established in collaboration with GKM Consultants for this ...
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<p>Rock Mass Classification is the process of placing a rock mass into groups or classes on defined relationships (Bieniawski, 1989) and assigning a unique description (or number) to it on the basis of similar properties/characteristics such that the behavior ...
Reference: TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Institut für Geotechnik, Gustav-Zeuner-Straße 1
<p>Using a dataset of preexisting mapped landslides, we create two maps that provide a firstorder approximation of rockfall susceptibility for the state of New Mexico. In natural hazard assessments, the term 'susceptibility' is used to describe the natural ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: New Mexico Bureau of Geology and Mineral Resources Open-file Report 595
<p>In this study, dendrogeomorphic techniques are employed to analyse the temporal frequency and spatial distribution of rockfalls on a talus slope of La Teta valley, located on the NW slopes of Cofre de Perote volcano at ~4000 m above sea level. Based on ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics -  Rock Falls
Reference: Geomorphology 290 (2017) 142–152
<p>A tunnel is an underground passageway, completely enclosed except for openings for egress, commonly at each end. Some tunnels are aqueducts to supply water for consumption or for hydroelectric stations or are sewers. A tunnel project must start with a comprehensive ...
Reference: Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research (IJIR) Vol-3, Issue-5, 2017 ISSN: 2454-1362, http://www.onlinejournal.in
<p>We propose a new simplified method for assessing the seismic performance of homogeneous small earth dams (height&le;20 m) founded on bedrock. Dynamic decoupled calculations were performed on seven accelerograms applied to 33 structural and geotechnical ...
Reference: International Symposium Qualification of Dynamic Analyses of Dams and their Equipment and of Probabilistic Assessment of Seismic Hazard in Europe, Saint Malo, FRA, 31/08-2/09/16
<p>In normal design practice one method is chosen from the many available and applied to a site. In this paper two case histories are examined, where there is sufficient information to investigate and compare different design methods, including different methods ...
Reference: Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 – Lehane, Acosta-Martínez & Kelly (Eds) © 2016 Australian Geomechanics Society, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9946261-2-7