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  • Análisis comparativo de los criterios de rotura de Hoek&Brown y Mohr-Coulomb en el estudio de estabilidad en macizos rocosos 

    Ros Avila, Joan (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-11)
    Minor thesis
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    Al analizar la estabilidad frente a rotura global de un macizo rocoso, es habitual el uso del criterio de Mohr-Coulomb, aún y considerarse más adecuado el criterio de Hoek&Brown. Por ello, en el presente trabajo se realiza ...
  • Analysis of vertical facing panel-joint gap in reinforced soil walls 

    Puig Damians, Ivan; Bathurst, Richard; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio; Lima, Juan (International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), 2017)
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    This paper extends the numerical parametric study previously reported by the writers for the vertical load distribution and vertical gap compression between facing panel units in steel reinforced soil walls ranging in ...
  • Artificial ground freezing of a volcanic ash: laboratory tests and modelling 

    Casini, F.; Gens Solé, Antonio; Olivella Pastallé, Sebastià; Viggiani, Giulia M.B. (2016-06)
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    The use of artificial ground freezing (AGF) to form earth support systems has had applications worldwide. These cover a variety of construction problems, including the formation of frozen earth walls to support deep ...
  • Cimentaciones y tratamientos de suelos blandos. Accesos a los Puentes de Pichoy y Cayumapu, Valdivia, Chile 

    Rabinad Pastor, Enrique (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2016-07-12)
    Master thesis
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  • Compression and shear wave propagation in cemented sand specimens 

    Amaral, M.F.; Viana da Fonseca, A.; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Cascante, G.; Carvalho, J. (2011)
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    Ultrasonic and bender element tests in the laboratory are typically used to measure elastic modulus and damping ratio. However, interpretation of the results is challenging for a variety of reasons, including the influence ...
  • Coupled phenomena induced by freezing in a granular material 

    Casini, Francesca; Gens Solé, Antonio; Olivella Pastallé, Sebastià; Viggiani, Giulia M.B. (2013)
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    Artificial Ground Freezing (AGF) is a controllable process that can be used by engineers to stabilise temporarily the ground, provide structural support and/or exclude groundwater from an excavation until construction of ...
  • Estudi experimental de l'evolució de les fissures del sòl per dessecació 

    Reig Florensa, Ricard (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-07-03)
    Minor thesis
    Open Access
    Estudi de la fissuració de mostres de sòl de grans dimensions al laboratori a unes condicions de temepratura i humitat relativa donades tot mesurant la succió i la humitat de dins del sòl
  • Estudio de la deformación angular y volumétrica así como del módulo de corte de un suelo mediante el equipo de la columna resonante 

    Villavicencio García, Jhonny (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2008-12-09)
    Master thesis
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  • Estudio numérico de la estabilidad de taludes en macizos rocosos 

    Blanco Angulo, Ingrid (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2017-06-13)
    Bachelor thesis
    Open Access
    El estudio de la estabilidad de taludes ha sido un tema recurrente en la Ingeniería del Terreno. Encontrar la superficie probable de rotura es el principal objetivo de los estudios realizados hasta ahora. Para ello es ...
  • Feasibility of a soft biological improvement of natural soils used in compacted linear earth construction 

    Morales, Laura; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Jommi, Cristina; Garzón Garzón, Eduardo; Giménez Fernández, Antonio (2015-02)
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    Increasing demand for infrastructures requires innovative, cheap and environmental sustainable practices in construction. The soils which are available on site for linear embankments often need to be improved to satisfy ...
  • Freezing-thawing tests on natural pyroclastic samples 

    Pelaez, R.R; Casini, Francesca; Romero Morales, Enrique Edgar; Gens Solé, Antonio; Viggiani, Giulia M.B. (CRC Press, 2014)
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    Artificial Ground Freezing is one of the construction techniques that were extensively adopted during construction of Line 1 of Napoli Underground, to ensure stability and waterproofing of the platform tunnels and inclined ...
  • Influence of foundation compressibility on reinforcement loads in geosynthetic reinforced soil walls 

    Bathurst, Richard; Puig Damians, Ivan; Ezzein, F.; Josa Garcia-Tornel, Alejandro; Lloret Morancho, Antonio (International Geosynthetics Society (IGS), 2012)
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    A numerical FLAC model was used to investigate the influence of vertical stiffness of the foundation on the performance of an idealized 6-m high reinforced soil modular block retaining wall. Three different Winkler linear ...
  • Modelización de suelo-cemento 

    Pascual Viladegut, Mònica (Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, 2009-04)
    Minor thesis
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    Esta tesina tiene como objetivo probar las capacidades de un modelo constitutivo elasto-plástico para suelos cementados para reproducir el comportamiento de las arcillas tratadas con cemento. El modelo constitutivo elegido ...
  • Modelling of Jet Grouting and its interactions with surrounding soils 

    Gesto Beiroa, José Manuel; Gens Solé, Antonio; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (2012)
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    The versatility of Jet-Grouting as a soil improvement technique has made this procedure to be widely used in geotechnical engineering practice. In this work we discuss some aspects related to the THMC coupling phenomena ...
  • Numerical simulation of THMC phenomena associated with jet-grouting 

    Gesto Beiroa, José Manuel; Gens Solé, Antonio; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (Research Publishing, 2012)
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    A framework for the study of the jet-grouting hydration reaction and of the associated THMC interactions with the surrounding soils has been developed. In this work, we summarize the basic formulation that may be used for ...
  • Preload improvement and monitoring in a newly reclaimed area 

    Tarrago, Dani; Deu, Amadeu; Gens Solé, Antonio; Alonso Pérez de Agreda, Eduardo; Griell, R. (Research Publishing, 2012)
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    The paper describes the preload improvement of a newly reclaimed area that is part of the current development of the Barcelona Port. The area will provide the required surface of a new container terminal with a berth length ...
  • The influence of jet-grout constitutive modelling in excavation analyses 

    Ciantia, M.; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos; Castellanza, R.; Gens Solé, Antonio (CRC Press/Balkema, 2012)
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    A bonded elasto-plastic soil model is employed to characterize cement-treated clay in the finite element analysis of an excavation on soft clay supported with a soil-cement slab at the bottom. The soft clay is calibrated ...
  • THMC modelling of jet grouting 

    Gesto Beiroa, José Manuel; Gens Solé, Antonio; Arroyo Alvarez de Toledo, Marcos (2013)
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    A framework for the study of the jet-grouting hydration reaction and of the associated thermo-hydro-mechanical and chemical (THMC) interactions with the surrounding soils has been developed. In this work, we summarize the ...