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9th Jan 2020

Screening ground risk in underground works as part of a predictive modelling approach

Tunnels and underground spaces are expensive to build, and the ground continues to present a key source of construction risk.

DOI: 10.1680/jcien.19.00035

11th Dec 2019

Centrifuge Modeling of Variable-Rate Cone Penetration in Low-Plasticity Silts

The effects of soil plasticity and penetration rate on cone penetration resistance in low-plasticity fine-grained soils are evaluated.

11th Dec 2019

Mechanistic Development of CPT-Based Cyclic Strength Correlations for Clean Sand

Mechanistic approaches to developing cone penetration test-based liquefaction triggering correlations are presented and evaluated with an application to Ottawa sand.

30th Oct 2019

Liquefaction triggering and post-liquefaction deformation of laminated deposits

The need to characterize cyclic resistance is critical for the assessment of the embankment behavior and subsequent decisions on liquefaction mitigation measures.

DOI: 10.1016/j.soildyn.2018.04.044

30th Oct 2019

Numerical evaluation of dynamic levee performance due to induced seismicity

This paper describes the numerical methodology adopted to evaluate the seismic performance of such important flood protection structures.

DOI: 10.1007/s10518-018-0426-5

30th Oct 2019

Challenges for CPT accuracy classes

This paper reviews multiple interpretations and adaptations on compliance with the CPT accuracy/ application classes of ISO 22476-1:2012.

30th Oct 2019

Strength of chalk derived from on-site needle penetration testing

On-site needle penetration tests on chalk samples can provide important information for sample quality management, early engineering decisions and project schedule.

25th Sep 2019

Laboratory validation of an innovative mono-cell pressuremeter probe: test procedures and first results

The present paper focuses on the description of the laboratory testing protocols, leading to the evaluation of soil’s deformability properties at low strain level whilst using this probe.

DOI: 10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0638

25th Sep 2019

In-situ validation of an innovative mono-cell pressuremeter probe: first results

The present paper focuses on the first in-situ Mono-cell FC probe tests performed in sands and clays, and the evaluation of soil’s deformability properties at low strain level.

DOI: 10.32075/17ECSMGE-2019-0639

12th Sep 2019

A Review of Advances in Shallow Seismic Investigation for Managing Ground Risk

Complementing traditional approaches to site characterisation, recent developments in near-surface seismic investigation techniques have led to better representation of ground structure and in-situ geotechnical properties, improving the likelihood of avoiding unforeseen ground conditions for infrastructure development.

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