DESIGN AND CONSTRUCTION OF SOME UNDERGROUND STATIONS FOR THE HONG KONG MASS TRANSIT RAILWAY SYSTEM

The paper describes the sites, the soil conditions and the structural concepts chosen to overcome the difficulties foreseen. The method used to construct the main walls, which is the principal structural feature, is described and illustrated. The method adopted is based on local construction techniques but designed by means of modern structural analysis. The preparation of the tenders is described and some of the construction problems are covered.

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    Institution of Structural Engineers

    11 Upper Belgrave Street
    London,   United Kingdom  SW1X 8BH
  • Authors:
    • Banjamin, A L
    • Endicott, J
    • Blake, R J
  • Publication Date: 1978-1

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 11-20
  • Serial:
    • Structural Engineer
    • Volume: 56A
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: Institution of Structural Engineers
    • ISSN: 1466-5123

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00178482
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Engineering Index
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Jul 19 1981 12:00AM