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  • Effects of mineral suspension and dissolution on strength and compressibility of soft carbonate rocks 

    Ciantia, Matteo Oryem; Castellanza, Riccardo; Crosta, Giovanni Battista; Hueckel, Tomasz (2015-01-14)
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    Calcarenites are highly porous soft rocks formed of mainly carbonate grains bonded together by calcite bridges. The above characteristics make them prone to water-induced weathering, frequently featuring large caverns and ...
  • Influence of some EPB operation parameters on ground movements 

    Di Mariano, Alessandra; Persio, Roberto; Gens Solé, Antonio; Castellanza, Riccardo; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (AEDIFICATIO PUBLISHERS, 2009)
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    Some of the details of EPB tunnelling are difficult to introduce in conventional numerical models, nevertheless there are some parameters that can be included in the analyses in a fairly easy way. The EPB operating ...
  • Simulation of cement-improved clay structures with a bonded elasto-plastic model: A practical approach 

    Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Ciantia, M.; Castellanza, Riccardo; Gens Solé, Antonio; NOVA, ROBERTO (2012-09)
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    Engineering practice has usually dealt with the treated soil bodies using simplistic constitutive models (e.g. elastic perfectly-plastic Mohr–Coulomb). In this paper, a more refined bonded elasto-plastic model is here ...