Browsing by Subject "tunnel"
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(IOS Press, 2009)
Restricted access - publisher's policyIt is well known that changes in soil degree of saturation have an important influence on mechanical soil properties. Decreasing suction in soil leads to an increase of specific weight and to a decrease of stiffness and ...
Open AccessAt the beginning of the 20th century, and within the train network connecting to France, there was a project to extend the train network Barcelona-Ripoll to Ribes de Freser and from there, crossing the Toses pass, to ...
Tunnelling and swelling in triassic sulphate-bearing rocks: part II: case studies from Jura Mountains (2009-06)
Open AccessPart II of this series of paper deals with the phenomenology of swelling in tunnels from Jura Mountains (Switzerland) excavated through the Gipskeuper and the Anhydritgruppe. The main features of expansions observed in the ...
Tunnelling and swelling in triassic sulphate–bearing rocks: part I: case studies from Baden–Württemberg (2009-06)
Open AccessCases of swelling in tunnels excavated through Triassic sulphate-bearing rocks from the Gipskeuper and the Anhydritgruppe are presented and discussed in this series of papers in order to gain a better understanding of the ...