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The axial and lateral monotonic and cyclic behavior of helical pile foundations was investigated and new helical screw systems suitable for seismic loadings were developed. More than one hundred full scale field load tests were conducted on instrumented helical ...
Reference: 2011 Pan-Am CGS Geotechnical Conference, October 2011, Toronto, Canada
The paper demonstrates the application of a hypoplastic model in class A predictions of a NATM tunnel in an urban environment. The tunnel, excavated in a stiff clay, is 14 m wide with 6 m to 21 m of overburden thickness. The constitutive model was calibrated ...
The paper demonstrates the application of a hypoplastic model in class A predictions of a NATM tunnel in an urban environment. The tunnel, excavated in a stiff clay, is 14 m wide with 6 m to 21 m of overburden thickness. The constitutive model was calibrated ...
Reference: Computers and Geotechnics
<p>Land has been reclaimed along the coastal areas in many parts of the world to meet the growing demand for houses and other land use. Over 15 km2 of land has been reclaimed around the Shekou peninsula, Shenzhen, China. Land reclamation may have significant ...
Filed under: Geology -  Coastal Geology
Reference: Engineering Geology 114 (2010), 144-153
<p>Due to the complexity of excavation and groundwater seepage, the behavior of foundation pits is not yet well understood. In this paper, based on three-dimensional (3D) Biot&rsquo;s consolidation theory and nonlinear Duncan-Chang&rsquo;s model, finite element ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
The paper presents comparison of 2D and 3D analyses of an exploratory adit of a NATM tunnel in stiff clays using two constitutive models (hypoplastic model for clays and Mohr-Coulomb model). The stress-release factor β of 2D simulation has been optimised to ...
Reference: EURO:TUN 2009, 2nd International Conference on Computational Methods in Tunnelling Ruhr University Bochum, 9-11 September 2009
The Molycorp, Inc., Questa Mine, located in New Mexico, currently mines using a gravity-draw panel cave to extract molybdenum sulfide ore from the 600-m-deep D Orebody. Prior to initial development, geotechnical studies were undertaken to predict ground response ...
Reference: MassMin Chile 2004, August 2004, Santiago, Chile
A series of systematic, three-dimensional coupled finite element analyses was carried out to investigate the multiple interactions between large parallel hypothetical twin tunnels constructed in stiff clay using the new Austrian tunnelling method. Special ...
Reference: Can. Geotech. J. 41: 523–539 (2004)
This paper describes the formulation of elements to connect finite element meshes of differing dimensionality. The formulation employs minimization using Lagrange multipliers. While this technique is already described in many texts, this paper demonstrates ...
Reference: Communications in numerical methods in engineering, 2000, 16: 721-732
<p>An analysis of a case history of settlement damage to a masonry building, due to the construction of a nearby shaft, is presented. Three-dimensional finite element analysis is used, in which the non-linear behavior of both the soil (a heavily overconsolidated ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground Kusakabe, Fujita & Miyazaki (eds)