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Bagger L.C. , Wisén R. et al.
<p>The Damhusledningen (Damhus pipeline) project in Copenhagen will improve water quality in and around the Damhus river and secure the area from flooding at downpour. The tunnel is constructed with “Pipe Jacking” in the top of the limestone. In ...
Filed under: Engineering Geology - Geological InvestigationReference: NGM 2016 Reykjavik, Proceedings of the 17th Nordic Geotechnical Meeting, Challenges in Nordic Geotechnic 25th – 28th of May
<p>A great deal of attention has been devoted to the risk connected with construction design during the last period. The design principle connected with potential risks was also included in Eurocode 7 – Geotechnical Design. At the same time, we very ...
Filed under: Codes and Standards - EurocodesReference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau ISBN 978-3-939230-01-4
Vanden Berghe J. F. , Ballard J. C. et al.
<p>Tailings dams are geotechnical structures that are increased in height with time. Several factors typical of tailings dams cause a higher risk of failure compared with other earth structures. The factors that influence the risk of tailings dam failure are ...
Filed under: Dam Engineering - Dam Risk AssessmentReference: ISGSR 2011 - Vogt, Schuppener, Straub & Bräu (eds) - © 2011 Bundesanstalt für Wasserbau
DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SOIL NAIL STRENGTHENING WORK OVER UNCONTROLLED FILL FOR A 14.5M DEEP EXCAVATION (2006)
<p>This paper presents the processes of investigation, analysis, design, construction and monitoring of a soil nail strengthening work to facilitate a 14.5m deep excavation at an uncontrolled dump site. Pavement distresses on the retained ground were first ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics - Earth Retaining StructuresReference: 10th International Conference on Piling and Deep Foundations, Amsterdam, The Netherlands May 31 - June 2, 2006
Baxter C. D. P. , Page M. et al.
<p>This manual provides RIDOT engineers with clear and concise guidelines for understanding, planning, conducting, and evaluating geotechnical site investigations in Rhode Island. The advantages and disadvantages of both standard and specialized site investigation ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics - Soil InvestigationReference: RIDOT Study - 0103 March 30, 2005
ENGINEERING GEOLOGICAL PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH KARST TERRAINS: THEIR INVESTIGATION, MONITORING, AND MITIGATION AND DESIGN OF ENGINEERING STRUCTURES ON KARST TERRAINS (2004)
Xeidakis G. S. , Torok A. et al.
<p>The main problems confronted by engineers designing structures on or in karst terrain are: difficulties in excavation and grading the ground over pinnacled rockheads; collapse of the roof over subsurface voids, subsidence of cover soil over sinkhole, difficulties ...
Filed under: Rock Mechanics - Rock InvestigationReference: Proceedings of the 10th International Congress, Thessaloniki, April 2004
Robinson B. , Rausche F. et al.
<p>This paper describes dynamic pile tests recently conducted with both strain and ram mounted force measurements at the Federal Highway Administration’s National Geotechnical Experimentation Sites in Amherst, Massachusetts and Opelika, Alabama. It compares ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics - Deep FoundationsReference: DFI Orlando 2002
Kuchling K. , Chorley D. et al.
<p>Diavik Diamond Mines Inc. proposes to develop a diamond mining project at Lac de Gras in the Northwest Territories. As part of the Environmental Assessment, and mine design, estimates of mine water inflow quantity and quality were required. This paper describes ...
Filed under: Geology - HydrogeologyReference: In Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Environmental Issues and Waste Management in Energy and Mineral Production, University of Calgary, Calgary
DEPTH OF BORING, LENGTH OF PILES, LANDSLIDES, EROSION AND A MOOSE HUNT - A CASE HISTORY OF A COMEDY OF MISTAKES (1987)
Mistakes made in the investigation and design of pile bridge foundation
Filed under: Soil Mechanics - Deep FoundationsReference: Deep foundation Institute, International Deep Foundation Conference, Geotechnical News Magazine, Vol. 7, No.2 1989
Clayton C. R. I. , Matthews M. C. et al.
Text book for site investigation and procurement of site investigation.
Filed under: Soil Mechanics - Soil InvestigationReference: