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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>Recent years have witnessed a growing investigation of terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) for monitoring the deformation of tunnels. TLS provides the ability to obtain a more accurate and complete description of the tunnel surfaces, allowing the determination ...
Reference: The International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences, Volume XLII-2/W7, 2017, ISPRS Geospatial Week 2017, 18–22 September 2017, Wuhan, China
<p>Within the project entitled &ldquo;Models of formation and spread of fire to increase safety of road tunnels&rdquo;, it was necessary to devise a method how to record airflow velocity during the fire in situ tests in road tunnels. Project is in first year ...
Reference: MATEC Web of Conferences 117, 00035 (2017)
<p>Although numerous studies have been conducted, a recommended practice for incorporation of earthquake loading into the geotechnical design considerations for subsea structures such as wells, manifolds, and PLETs, and pipelines is not consistent. Industry ...
Reference: This paper was prepared for presentation at the Offshore Technology Conference held in Houston, Texas, USA, 2–5 May 2016
<p>The piezoball, or ball penetrometer with pore pressure measurement, was developed for assessing the geotechnical properties of soft soils, particularly soft seabed sediments where the traditional cone penetrometer can have limitations. The measurement of ...
Reference: Geotechnical and Geophysical Site Characterisation 5 – Lehane, Acosta-Martínez & Kelly (Eds) © 2016 Australian Geomechanics Society, Sydney, Australia, ISBN 978-0-9946261-2-7
<p>Using a software package that can be used for either three or two-dimensional (2D) slope stability analyses of the same model we analyse the stability of columns (3D) or slices (2D) overlying a shear failure surface. The failure surface can be any shape, ...
Reference: APSSIM 2016, Brisbane, Australia
<p>Presents the results of studies of innovative materials in the field of experimental and theoretical research fire resistance fireproof panels Pyro-Safe Aestuver T. Owing to the assembly simplicity, materials cheapness, high ecological standard, recycling, ...
Reference: MATEC Web of Conferences 7 , 04007 (2016)
<p>Black cotton soil is considered to be problematic soil as it show major volume changes due to change in its moisture content. This volume change cause wide spread damages to building and roads necessitating stabilization of such soil prior to the construction. ...
Reference: AIJREAS VOLUME 1, ISSUE 10 (2016, OCT) (ISSN-2455-6300) ONLINE ANVESHANA’S INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF RESEARCH IN ENGINEERING AND APPLIED SCIENCES
<p>This paper aims to investigate the important role of deep excavation support and its effect on nearby existing buildings, especially those founded on shallow foundations. Excavation of basement or foundations induces movements as a consequence of stress-release ...
Reference: 7th Annual Conference for Postgraduate Studies and Scientific Research - Basic Sciences and Engineering Studies, 20-23 February 2016, Friendship Hall, Khartoum, Sudan
<p>Tunnels, constructions used to shorten transport routes and to improve road safety, are specific engineering structures where the safe operation is very important. Tunnel Traffic &amp; Operation Simulator (Simulator) was created as a solution of research ...
Reference: MATEC Web of Conferences 86, 04058 (2016)