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  • EPB tunnelling in deltaic deposits: observations of ground movements 

    Gens Solé, Antonio; Di Mariano, Alessandra; Yubero de Mateo, Maria Teresa (CRC Press/Balkema, 2012)
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    The Line 9 of Barcelona Metro is currently under construction. The southern part of the line connects the city to the airport and is completely excavated in soft deltaic deposits of Holocene age. In this part, tunnelling ...
  • EPB tunnelling in mixed geological formations: a case study 

    Di Mariano, Alessandra; Gens Solé, Antonio (Taylor & Francis, 2014)
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    Tunnels for the new Barcelona Metro Line 9 are being constructed in a densely built urban area, close to sensitive structures. The paper presents a case history involving tunnelling in difficult mixed geological conditions ...
  • 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 ...
  • Soil movements associated with compensation grouting during line 9 excavation in Barcelona: a case study 

    Di Mariano, Alessandra; Gens Solé, Antonio; Mair, Robert (Aedificatio, 2013)
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    The paper describes a case history -related to the Line 9 excavation in Barcelonawhere compensation grouting was initially proposed to minimize the movements of the buildings close to or directly above the tunnel alignment, ...