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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-053
... ABSTRACT: Various types of deep foundation result in difficulty when excavating and supporting in soft soil strata during construction. An unpleasant situation is that too much project cost have to be invested in foundation engineering, among which quite a lot is dedicated to supporting...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-028
... ABSTRACT: Geosynthetics have revolutionalized many aspect of geotechnical design and construction. Modern geosynthetic engineering involves identifying the function(s) of the geosynthetic in a given application, establishing the required engineering properties based on rational design...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-159
... and unobtrusive shoreline and near shore control. This paper looks at a variety of coastal structures built utilising only sand filled goesynthetics over the last fifteen years. INTRODUCTION The use of sand filled geotextile units as permanent construction elements in coastal works as a replacement of rock...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-139
..., the repository has been constructed and remediation has progressed in accordance with the strategy developed for the site. BACKGROUND History The former Albion Explosives Factory site comprises 455 ha of disused land on the Western Highway in Deer Park, Victoria, Australia (Figure 1). The integrated...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-019
... are essential for a reliable risk assessment and to follow the concept of most probable and most unfavourable conditions. This involves designs which can be improved in steps during construction or even in the long-term according to the observational method. Unstable terrain requires a "semi-empirical" design...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-039
... ABSTRACT: In this paper I summarize the results of a worldwide study of 167 dams that have been constructed on preexisting landslides. Many major landslides in the past have blocked, or partially blocked, river valleys, providing possible dam sites that at first sight have appeared to be ideal...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-291
...AN INVESTIGATION OF LONG-TERM STABILITY OF A SOIL NAILED EXCAVATION USING CENTRIFUGE MODELLING Alun M.C. Jones1 and Michael C.R Davies2 ABSTRACT Soil nailing is an earth retaining technique used to stabilise existing slopes and support excavations. The stability post construction can change due...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-306
...ROAD CONSTRUCTION AND ROAD EMBANKMENT REPAIR WITH ULTRA LIGHTWEIGHT POLYSTYRENE Russell G Brown! ABSTRACT Significant cost savings, rapid construction, improved safety and reduced environmental damage are the key advantages of this innovative solution to road embankment failures. The solution...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-292
... displacement permanent phase excavation Reservoir Characterization superficial water level water inflow reduction construction solicitation water level diaphragm wall bottom plug Rio de Janeiro São Paulo Drilling jet-grouting column Upstream Oil & Gas temporary support...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-266
... international conference geological condition rockfall ljubljana grade 5 Earthquake Hazard Reservoir Characterization earthquake effect territory Slovenia information Earthquake sediment Posocje construction foundation landscape landslide Vidrih THE INFLUENCE OF THE GEOLOGICAL CONDITION...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-271
..., the drainage path provided by stone columns accelerates the rate of residual settlement due to consolidation. The paper gives the design and construction methods of stone columns and highlights the errors that can affect stone columns. Two case studies of stone column failure are presented in detail...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-287
... ABSTRACT: This paper describes the design and construction of a 12m long underpass project and the problems encountered during construction. The underpass has an opening of 9m × 5m passes through an existing railway embankment. The underpass is located at Jalan Sultan Salahuddin in the city...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-277
... through sample taking and performance of penetration tests. Test results were averaged over borings and over depth. These tests showed significant improvement of soil conditions and reduction of the liquefaction potential. Based on the results a preloading time before construction of permanent structures...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-267
... ABSTRACT: Building a high embankment on soft alluvial deposits within the constraint of a short construction period has always posed challenges to geotechnical engineers. Other than stability, settlement of the embankment has to be controlled. In the construction of a bridge embankment project...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-293
... ABSTRACT: Shear strength of clays will generally increase with consolidation under load. Large embankments on soft clays can be constructed by adopting a staged construction approach utilising the strength increase associated with consolidation. This paper presents a case history of a staged...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-322
...NEW APPROACHES TO REINFORCED EARTH CONSTRUCTION Konstantin Sh. Shadunts1, Oleg Y. Eschenko2 ABSTRACT The paper discusses the possibility of using the principles of bionics for designing reinforced earth embankments. Practical usage and novelty of proposed approach are shown on the example of number...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-352
... as stabilizers instead of the traditionally used lime and lime-cement mixtures. INTRODUCTION Nowadays road and railway construction in Scandinavia is carried out more and more often on soil with low bearing capacity, especially on the coastal areas. Also most of the new housing areas are located near city...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-318
...) design of wharf structures, land reclamation materials and techniques, settlement and stability of reclamation embankments and settlement monitoring equipment, pavement design and construction, and design for earthquake forces. INTRODUCTION In western Asia, industrial growth requires improved methods...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-314
... by the Geotechnical Research Group at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC). Over a period of 13 years, a total of 13 significant full scale walls have been constructed. All of the structures were surcharge loaded to stress levels well in excess of working load conditions and in several cases were taken...
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Paper presented at the ISRM International Symposium, November 19–24, 2000
Paper Number: ISRM-IS-2000-463
..., affecting rural arterials, has been achieved through the construction of a network of drainage trenches. The area of southern Lane County is in the transition zone between the Coast Range and Western Cascade physiographic provinces of Oregon. Shallow earth flows are common occurrences in the residual soils...

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