PREDICTION OF SETTLEMENTS DUE TO TUNNELING IN SOIL: THREE CASE HISTORIES

Decisions regarding underpinning, real estate acquisitions and tunneling methods have in the past usually been made on the basis of conservative judgment. It now appears possible to inject a measure of rationality into this judgment, and as more case histories are recorded and digested, our confidence in the use of rational semi-empirical methods of prediction will improve. Monitoring of construction performance is required for construction control, reduction of costs, and increase of safety.

  • Authors:
    • SCHMIDT, B
  • Publication Date: 1974-6

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  • Accession Number: 00095273
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 15 1975 12:00AM