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    • Building response to line 9 EPB tunnelling in Barcelona: a case study 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; Franza, Andrea; Limatola, Vincenzo; Gens Solé, Antonio; Bilotta, Emilio (Springer, 2021)
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      The paper presents the field monitoring data and a three-dimensional finite-element analysis aiming at back-analysing the response of a multi-storey framed building affected by the EPB excavation of a 12 m diameter tunnel ...
    • EPB tunnelling in deltaic deposits: observations of ground movements 

      Gens Solé, Antonio; Mariano, Alessandra di; Yubero de Mateo, Maria Teresa (CRC Press, 2011)
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    • EPB tunnelling in deltaic deposits: observations of ground movements 

      Gens Solé, Antonio; Mariano, Alessandra di; 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 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; 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 ...
    • Ground movement control in the construction of a new metro line in Barcelona 

      Gens Solé, Antonio; Mariano, Alessandra di; Gesto Beiroa, José Manuel; Schwarz, H (CRC Press, 2005)
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      Ground movement control is of paramount importance in the construction of a new Metro line in Barcelona given the large diameter of the excavation and the need to cross heavily built areas. A variety of construction ...
    • Influence of some EPB operation parameters on ground movements 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; 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 ...
    • Insight into decision support systems for sustainable geotechnical engineering 

      Karagianni, Pavlina; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Mariano, Alessandra di; Priegue Mayán, Ángel Diego (EWG-DSS — EURO Working Group on Decision Support Systems, 2019)
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      Geotechnical engineering has a significant role in sustainability, due to its early place in the construction process and thus with a higher possibility to limit the impact of the project. Nevertheless, there is a lack of ...
    • Relación entre parámetros de una tuneladora EPB y los movimientos del terreno 

      Gens Solé, Antonio; Persio, Roberto; Mariano, Alessandra di; Castellanza, Riccardo; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (2009)
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      En el presente artículo, se presentan análisis tridimensionales de elementos finitos para examinar los efectos que las distintas presiones que se .aplican durante la excavación de un túnel con EPB (presión de frente, presión ...
    • Retention curves and 1-D behaviour of a compacted tectonised unsaturated clay 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; Airò Farulla, Camillo; Valore, Calogero (CRC Press, 2000)
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      Roller-compacted tectonised clays were successfully used, in Italy, for the core of two dams built in Sicily in 1962 and are to be used for other large dams. Researches have been, as yet, carried out on this clay as a ...
    • SDMT-based numerical analyses of deep excavation in soft soil 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; Amoroso, Sara; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Monaco, Paola; Gens Solé, Antonio (2019-01)
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      The paper explores the application of conventional (DMT) and seismic (SDMT) dilatometer tests to an important case of deep excavation design. The work presents finite-element analyses simulating a deep excavation close to ...
    • Soil movements associated with compensation grouting during line 9 excavation in Barcelona: a case study 

      Mariano, Alessandra di; 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, ...