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Publications tagged with [underground construction]

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<p>The Klang Valley Mass Rapid Transit Sungai Buloh-Kajang (KVMRT-SBK) Line is the first MRT Project in Malaysia. The 9.3-km underground twin-tunnels between Semantan North Portal and Maluri South Portal are constructed using tunnel boring machines (TBMs). ...
Reference: International Conference and Exhibition of Tunnelling and Underground Space IEM Kuala Lumpur 3-5 March 2015
<p>Compared to bridges, underground structures are inappropriately regarded as less crucial components of road infrastructure in view of their supposedly low seismic vulnerability. The literature indicates, however, that shallow-buried rectangular structures, ...
Reference: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 38 (2013) 99–113
<p>TBM tunneling is an ever-increasing prospect for underground construction, and with each new tunnel bored there are unknown elements. When boring through the earth, even extensive Geotechnical Baseline Reports can miss fault lines, water inflows, squeezing ...
Reference: North American Tunneling Conference 2014
<p>The utilization of underground space becomes a more important issue in megacities of the world in order to build more functional and advanced cities. However, because a lot of underground structures such as lifelines have already been developed in the megacities, ...
Reference: International Symposium on Advances in Ground Technology and Geo-Information (IS-AGTG) 1-2 Dec 2011, Singapore Phoon, Goh, Shen & Zhu (eds)
This paper aims to provide a correlation between the two quality indexes, with the intention of supplying a tool to aid in both the design phase and the daily control of work execution. The formulas were obtained from the on-site observation of rocky masses ...
Reference: Revista de la Construcci? Volumen 9 No 1 - 2010
<p>The pipe jacking method is commonly used in Hong Kong for construction of underground cable duct crossings and stormwater drains. The method minimizes the disturbance to or interference with the activities and facilities on the ground surface. In this paper, ...
Reference: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground – Ng, Huang & Liu (eds), © 2009 Taylor & Francis Group, London
<p>Underground facilities are an integral part of the infrastructure of modern society and are used for a wide range of applications, including subways and railways, highways, material storage, and sewage and water transport. Underground facilities built in ...
Reference: Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 16 (2001) 247-293
<p>This publication discusses the general outline of the railway tunnel project around and below the new city hall. It explains the geotechnical engineering and construction of the retaining and supporting function of the railway tunnel wall while facing the ...
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