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Numerical modelling of damage to masonry buildings due to tunnelling

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Accurate assessment of the damage to buildings due to tunnelling in soft ground becomes an important issue when a tunnel is constructed under historic masonry buildings in urban areas. The current two-stage approach in which settlement estimated from a Gaussian curve are applied to a building does not consider soil-structure interaction and fails to give a correct prediction of the damage. This thesis describes a complete three-dimensional finite element model for assessment of the settlement...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Civil Engineering
Oxford college:
Brasenose College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Funding agency for:
Gang Liu
Publication date:
1997
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
URN:
uuid:6636bcc4-ecf9-4966-9f5b-ed7aa3e9674c
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ora:1492

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