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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-251
... ABSTRACT: In order to study the behavior of sands under earthquake loading, the National Center for Research on Earthquake Engineering (NCREE) at Taiwan, has acquired a large laminated shear box with inside dimensions of 1.88 m × 1.88 m × 1.5 m to contain the soil specimens. The flexible shear...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-419
... development in the northern Taiwan. Extending from Hsihchih to Hsinchu, this 6-lane freeway is 117 km in length. The route comprises 20 interchanges, 40 km of viaduct sections, 8 km of mined tunnels and 70 km of earthwork sections. The construction commenced in 1987 and the freeway became fully operational...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-553
... ABSTRACT: Because of the difficult morphological and geological conditions, many tunnel- and bridge-building projects in Taiwan present a considerable challenge to engineers and geologists. In the west of the island, marshland with saturated and only slightly consolidated loose stony deposits...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-441
...A STUDY ON THE FAILURE MECHANISM OF THE SLOPES OF THE LATERITIC TERRACES IN CENTRAL TAIWAN Keh-Jian Shou1 ABSTRACT In central Taiwan, two major terraces were uplifted and distributed around the eastern part of the Peikang High basement. The two Quaternary lateritic terraces are composed...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-540
... ABSTRACT: Taiwan, on the eastern edge of the Eurasian plate, is being crushed and uplifted as the Philippine Sea plate pushes underneath. Geological problems of the eastern section of Pinglin tunnel center mainly on very hard, brittle, blocky and abrasive quartz sandstone interrupted...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-198
... environment for just several days, becomes very soft such that squeezing of the tunnel is subsequently encountered. This paper focuses on the wetting deterioration, including strength and deformability, of the juvenile diagenetic sandstone sampled from Mushan and Tongken Formations in Taiwan. The wetting...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, May 26–28, 1982
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1982-036
... SUMMARY: This paper is intended to present a description of the historical development and progress of the design approaches for the construction of a total of nine (9) underground power Caverns in Taiwan over the past three decades. The design approaches of the caverns in Taiwan are roughly...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, September 21–24, 1981
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-1981-166
...Proceedings of the International Symposium on Weak Rock / Tokyo /21·24 September 1981 The engineering geological investigation and treatment of the failure of Ku-Yin Tunnel of the Northlink railway, Taiwan SHIH-CHIAO CHANG National Taiwan University, Taiwan 1 INTRODUCTION The Nothlink Railway...

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