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  • Case study of damage on masonry buildings produced by tunneling induced settlements 

    Camós Andreu, Carles; Molins i Borrell, Climent; Arnau Delgado, Oriol (2014-07)
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    This study analyzes the structural response of a group of masonry buildings subjected to real ground movements experienced during the construction of the L9 Metro tunnel in Barcelona, bored by a earth pressure balance ...
  • Design control and monitoring of a jet grouted excavation bottom plug 

    Eramo, N.; Modoni, Giuseppe; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (CRC Press/Balkema, 2012)
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    Jet grouting is adopted in different geotechnical conditions to ensure provisional earth retaining and waterproofing functions at the bottom and walls of excavations. Despite careful theoretical models avail-able to predict ...
  • Design of jet-grouting for tunnel waterproofing 

    Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio; Croce, Paolo; Modoni, Giuseppe (CRC Press/Balkema, 2012)
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    A case history in Barcelona is described where a tunnel was excavated by traditional methods below an active railway line through a formation with lenses of water-bearing granular material. To avoid the possibility of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Impactos hidrogeologicos causados por la construccion del AVE en el entorno de la Sagrada Familia (Barcelona) 

    Pujades Garnes, Estanislao; Vázquez Suñé, Enric; Culi, Laura; Carrera Ramírez, Jesús; Ledesma Villalba, Alberto; Jurado Elices, Anna (Universidad Politécnica de Valencia, 2014)
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    El tunel del AVE que atraviesa Barcelona fue construido con una tuneladora tipo EPB. El trazado del túnel pasa bajo la Sagrada Familia (declarada patrimonio de la humanidad por la UNESCO), y debido a los riesgos que entrañaba ...
  • Proyecto y construcción de la losa intermedia del tramo de Santa Coloma de la Línea 9 del ferrocarril metropolitano de Barcelona 

    Buil Adrados, Alberto; Arranz Marco, Tomás; Ramos Schneider, Gonzalo; Ainchil Lavín, Javier Pablo (2008)
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    La configuración del Túnel de la Línea 9 del Ferrocarril Metropolitano de Barcelona con una sección mayoritariamente en dos niveles obliga a un estudio minucioso de la solución de la losa intermedia de separación de ambos ...
  • Site characterization alternatives for numerical models of a deep excavation 

    Sau, Núria; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Gens Solé, Antonio (2012)
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    A cut-and-cover railway tunnel site on the outskirts of Barcelona benefited from an extensive site investigation campaign. During the construction of the tunnel, the displacement of the wall as well as the of soil beneath ...
  • 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, ...