SUBSURFACE EXPLORATION FOR UNDERGROUND EXCAVATION AND HEAVY CONSTRUCTION

Proceedings include 27 papers that cover various aspects of subsurface exploration for tunneling, highways, dams, and other heavy construction. Following is a list of titles and authors of the paper presented: Engineering Measurements. By Eugene L. Foster, State of Practice-Subsurface Investigation for Highway Tunnels. By David S. Gedney. Important Ground Parameters in Soft Ground Tunneling. By Ronald E. Hewer. Underground Excavation: Geologic Problems and Exploration Methods. By Andrew H. Merritt. Exploration and Geologic Prediction for Underground Works. By Lloyd B. Underwood. Exploration for Soft Ground Tunnels-A New Approach. By Birger Schmidt. Subsurface Investigation System Planning for Highway Tunnels. By James L. Ash, Bruce E. Russell and Robert R. Rommel. Recommended Borehole Investigation System for Soft Ground. By Stephen Alsup. Engineering Applications of Electrical Geophysical Methods. By George V. Keller. New Applications of Seismic Investigations of Engineering Problems. By Phillip Roming, Acoustic Techniques Suitable for Use in Soil. By D.L. Hipkins and L.A. Whitney. Acoustical Holography as a Tool for Geologic Prediction. By Ted O. Price. Status of Ground-Probing Radar and Some Recent Experience. By John C. Cook. Subsurface Video Pulse Radars. By David L. Moffatt. Continuous Subsurface Profiling by Impulse Radar. By Rexford M. Morey. Overview of Horizontal Borehole Geophysical Techniques (Applicable in Subsurface Exploration for Underground Excavation and Heavy Construction). By Llewellyn A. Rubin. Recent Developments in Earthwork Instrumentation. By Raymond A. Forsyth and Kenneth Jackura. Measurement of In-Situ Stress in Soils. By Peter J. Huck and Madan M. Singh. Development of a Special Instrument for the In-Situ Measurement of the Strength and Stiffness of Soils. By B. Peter Wroth and John M.O. Hughes. Self-Boring Placement Method of Soil Characteristics Measurement. By Francois Baguelin, Jean Francois Jezequel and Alan Le Mehaute. Minor Principal Stress Measurements in Marine Clay with Hydraulic Fracture Tests. By Michael Bozozuk. Indirect Determination of In-Situ Stress Ratios in Particulate Materials. By Geoffrey E. Blight. Benefits of Tunnel Measurements. By Larry H. Heflin. Identification of R&D Needs for Subsurface Explorations in the Coal Mining Industry. By Alphonse of Earth Dam Foundations. By John P. Bara. Subsurface Explorations in the Caol Mining Industry. By Alphonse C. Van Besien. What's Ahead in Subsurface Exploration. By Madan M. Singh.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Subsurf Explor for Underground Excavation and Heavy Constr, Spec Conf, Proc, Pap, New Engl Coll, Henniker, NH, 11-16 August 1974.
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Society of Civil Engineers

    345 East 47th Street
    New York, NY  United States  10017-2398
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Pagination: 404 p.

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  • Accession Number: 00125827
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 18 1975 12:00AM