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Author: D. Dias
This paper presents the results of numerical investigations on the deformation behaviour of a tunnel face reinforced by longitudinal pipes. The three dimensional finite difference calculations are based on series of reduced-scale centrifuge model tests (Al Hallak, 1999). Numerical analyses are developed and carried out with particular emphasis on the validation ...
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This article compares and analyses the behaviour of three test embankments. The soil foundation consisted of normally consolidated clay overlain by a thick sand surface layer. The embankments were rapidly constructed until failure, which occurred after approximately 50 days. Two of the embankments were reinforced, one including prefabricated vertical drains (...
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