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Our research employs the concept of building information modelling (BIM) in environmental impact assessment for urban deep excavation projects. BIM is a relatively new technology that facilitates better information integration and management. Many engineering ...
Reference: 2012 Proceedings of the 29th ISARC, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
After the collapse of the subway excavation in the Nicoll Highway, extensive in-situ investigations were carried out to identify causes of the accident. The results of detailed studies disclosed that lack of toe-in depth of the diaphragm wall into the stiff ...
Reference: International Symposium on Backward Problems in geotechnical Engineering TC302-Osaka 2011
<p>Coatzacoalcos is a port city in the southern part of the Mexican state of Veracruz, on the western bank of the Coatzacoalcos River. The city has a population of about 250.000, making it the third-largest city in the state of Veracruz. The largest community ...
Reference: WORLD TUNNEL CONGRESS 2009, ITA-AITES
<p>The increased use of underground space for transportation systems and the increasing complexity and constraints of constructing and maintaining above ground transportation infrastructure have prompted the need to develop this technical manual. This FHWA ...
Reference: Publication No. FHWA-NHI-10-034, December 2009
<p>In the paper problems related with the execution of 29m deep excavation of Nowy Swiat Station (S11) of 2nd metro line inWarsaw are discussed. In the central section,Warsaw 2nd metro line runs below the center of the city (office and housing buildings and ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
<p>The Tugun Bypass Tunnel in Gold Coast, Australia was constructed using diaphragm walls with the top-down cut-and-cover method to allow simultaneous construction of an airport runway extension above the tunnel, whilst excavation of the tunnel continued underneath. ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
Construction of the Canada Line Rapid Transit Project is currently underway in Vancouver, BC. The 19 km rapid transit system includes 6.6 km of cut and cover box structure – one of the longest cut and cover rapid transit tunnels in Canada. The design for the ...
Reference: The 14 th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October, 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
An effective seismic retrofit for a sidewall of a cut and cover tunnel has not been established yet. We develop a new method of seismic retrofit for the cut and cover tunnel. We call this “polymer isolation method.” In this method, we insert a thin wall made ...
Reference: The 14th World Conference on Earthquake Engineering October 12-17, 2008, Beijing, China
Severe damage to six out of a total of 21 subway stations in the Kobe area during the 1995 Hyogoken-nanbu earthquake indicated a need for more attention to be given to the earthquake design of rectangular underground structures. This paper presents work undertaken ...
Reference: 2005 NZSEE Conference
<p>For more than a century, Parsons Brinckerhoff (PB) has been instrumental in advancing state-of-the-art design and construction of underground structures, and the fields of seismic design and earthquake engineering are no exceptions. Almost three decades ...
Reference: 1991 William Barclay Parsons Fellowship Parsons Brinckerhoff Monograph 7