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Ground movements caused by deep excavations and tunnels and their effect on adjacent mains

Malcolm Howe

Ground movements caused by deep excavations and tunnels and their effect on adjacent mains

by Malcolm Howe

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Published by British Gas Engineering Research Station in Newcastle upon Tyne .
Written in English


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StatementMalcolm Howe, Peter Hunter,Raymond C. Owen.
ContributionsHunter, Peter., Owen, Raymond C., British Gas Corporation. Research and Development Division. Engineering Research Station., International Conference on Ground Movements and Structures, (2nd : 1980 : University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology)
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Open LibraryOL21517029M

While it is unlikely that any of these structures have been subject to the effects of large diameter tunnels (aside from those in the vicinity of the City Loop tunnels and possibly, some of the sewer mains), many would have already experienced some form of ground movement generated by other sources, such as previous adjacent excavations. underground utilities are live systems, such as electricity, water, sewer and gas, and can be dangerous to workers when damaged or fractured. Particularly for gas, water mains and sewage rising mains, ground movement resulting from excavation may be sufficient to cause these mains to fracture.

Ground movements are inevitably caused by tunnelling and deep excavations in soft ground (soft ground covers all soils requiring support during construction, and applies to all the soils found in the London area). The magnitude of ground movements is a key issue in urban environments such as London where many of the. changes induced by the undrained excavation is a primary source of time dependent settlement. Another source of delayed settlements may be the change of pore pressures due to a draining effect to the tunnel in case of permeable lining. Fig. 1- Ground movements induced by tunnel excavations (after Attewell et al., ).

  Represents the advances in research and practical applications in engineering issues in karst and ground subsidence, tunneling and underground construction, and deep excavation. This book contains 52 technical papers that were presented at the GeoShanghai Conference held in Shanghai, China from June , Created Date: 4/27/ PM.


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Ground movements caused by deep excavations and tunnels and their effect on adjacent mains by Malcolm Howe Download PDF EPUB FB2

Papers were presented in session 7 as follows: Predicted and measured ground movements adjacent to a trench excavation in London clay (Kyrou, K, Menzies, BK and Tarzi, AI); Back analysis of the behaviour of a diaphragm wall supported excavation in London clay (Creed, MJ, Simons, NE and Sills, GC); Ground movement adjacent to a deep excavation.

It is important to note that the N-2 tunnel caused outward movements of the ground at this location due to the high face pressure imposed during construction at this section and the low K 0 conditions expected in the recent Bay Mud. This result contradicts conventional empirical assumptions (cf.

eqn. The design of these excavations should therefore include an estimation of the ground movement as well as a stability check of the adjacent buildings, [2][3][4][5][6].

Figure shows the uncovered pipeline for tension release, gabion walls (only applicable when the soil movement is superficial and the wall can be attached in a competent ground layer), cutoffs and drainage channels to avoid soil saturation. The requirements of logistics, personnel, and machinery are very important in places of difficult access, so their cost is high.

Ground movements throughout excavation result in damage to existing structure located nearby. An intensive literature of previous experiences on supporting deep excavation and their impact on. Specific case-histories included in the book are: Effect of Drainage and Grouting for the World Longest Seikan Undersea Tunnel Construction, Cement/lime Mixing Ground Improvement for Road Construction on Soft Ground, Use of Jet Grouting in Deep Excavations, and Stabilization of Reactive Sulphide Mine Tailings using Water Cover Technology.

This paper presents simplified closed-form analytical solutions that can be used to interpret and predict ground movements caused by shallow tunneling in soft ground conditions.

These solutions offer a more comprehensive framework for understanding the distribution of ground movements than widely used empirical functions. The project comprised approximately m of cut-and-cover approach tunnels and a m long station structure constructed in a 20 m deep excavation.

Extensive instrumentation monitoring was carried out to monitor groundwater levels, ground movements and displacement of adjacent structures during the course of construction.

PREDICTING AND CONTROLLING GROUND MOVEMENTS AROUND DEEP EXCAVATIONS Malcolm D. Bolton, Sze Yue Lam and Paul J. Vardanega ABSTRACT Deep excavations frequently cause problems, and sometimes trigger catastrophic collapses, especially in soft clay.

In principle, these problems are well understood. understand how the ground movements due to excavations influence nearby structures, [3].

The response of buildings to excavation-related ground movements is dependent on the source and pattern of the ground movements, the type and condition of the structure, and the mitigation measures employed to protect the building, [5 ].

Tunnel owners, such as London Underground (LUL) therefore place restrictions on the construction of deep foundations close to their tunnels. The restrictions may consist of one or more of the following: maximum allowable tunnel deformations; stress changes in the lining; or clear distances between the tunnel and the piles (Chudleigh et al, ).

Deep excavation, building, damage Summary The objective of this study is to gain insight into mechanisms of soil-structure interaction for buildings adjacent to deep excavations and to find a reliable method to design and monitor deep excavations in urban areas with soft soil conditions.

The research focuses on typical Dutch conditions. predictions of ground movements is an excellent approach to design of supported excavations • Optimum choice of support systems may be one that allow movements to slightly damage adjacent structures; then include bid item to repair Purdue Geotechnical Society / April.

Similarly to previous editions, the contributions are a valuable source of reference on the current practice on the analysis, design and construction of tunnels, deep excavations and large underground structures, with particular emphasis on the development, effects and control of ground movements, their interaction with existing structures.

A study of ground movement and progressive failure caused by a deep excavation in Oxford Clay Authors: J. Burland, T. Longworth, J. Moore Source: Géotechnique, Vol Issue 4, 1 Dec (–). Taking the shield tunnel project of Guangzhou Metro Line 8 from Tongdewei Station to Shangbu Station as the research background, using the research method of finite element simulation and site monitoring, this paper analyses the influence rules of shield tunneling on ground subsidence under the condition of different hard rock height ratios.

The research results show that in the process of. Excavation and trenching are among the most hazardous construction operations. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Excavation standards, 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) PartSubpart P, contain requirements for excavation and trenching operations.

This booklet highlights key elements of the standards and describes. Takagi, N., Shimamura, K., and Nishio, N. Buried pipe responses to adjacent ground movements associated with tunneling and excavations. In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Ground Movements and Structures Cardiff, UK, 9–12 July Edited by J.D.

Geddes. Pentech Press, London. 97– Google Scholar. Recent research has clarified the sequence of ground deformation mechanisms that manifest themselves when excavations are made in soft ground. Furthermore, a new framework to describe the deformability of clays in the working stress range has been devised using a large database of previously published soil tests.

This paper aims to capitalize on these advances, by analyzing an. Deep excavations may cause settlement and damage to adjacent buildings, even if they are found on piles.

The corresponding pile deformations are determined by axial and lateral effects. This paper describes an analytical model relating axial pile deformation to the vertical soil displacement resulting from the deep excavation and also suggests.

the ground movements related to braced excavation and their influence on adjacent buildings This report summarizes the settlement and lateral displacement measurements associated with urban excavation projects in the dense sands and interbedded stiff .Tunnels and underground excavations - Tunnels and underground excavations - Underground excavations and structures: While chambers in were being excavated in rock to fulfill a wide variety of functions, the main stimulus to their development had come from hydroelectric-power-plant requirements.

Though the basic concept originated in the United States, where the world’s first underground.Tunnels and underground excavations, horizontal underground passageway produced by excavation or occasionally by nature’s action in dissolving a soluble rock, such as limestone.A vertical opening is usually called a s have many uses: for mining ores, for transportation—including road vehicles, trains, subways, and canals—and for conducting water and sewage.