February 23, 2022
Rock at depth is subjected to stresses resulting from the weight of the overlying strata and from locked-in stresses of tectonic origin. When an..
February 9, 2022
Rock masses are characterized by the existence of distributed joints. The mechanical properties of jointed rock masses are strongly dependent on the..
January 19, 2022
Estimation of the support required to stabilize a tunnel excavation, especially in the vicinity of the face, is essentially a four-dimensional..
June 30, 2021
A well-known engineering challenge in the framework of finite element (FE) analysis-based design is the large number of input factors involved in..
June 15, 2021
Located on Hong Kong Island, the Western Island Line is a fully underground railway that alleviates heavy traffic congestion in the western district...