Abstract: Tunneling technique is normally a primary option that often cannot be avoided in building a Mass Rapid Transport System in a heavily populated metropolitan city. In this case, to avoid any unwanted effect to the surrounding structures and public utilities, the ground movement and the soil structure interaction analysis become important factors to consider. This paper elaborates the author experiences in analyzing such a case both by employing available empirical formulas and by using a sophisticated finite element analysis.
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ABSTRACT: Since end of 1997 when Indonesia falls into a prolong economic crisis, the writer has witnessed a number of engineers switching his career. Despite the increasing cost of living, the income earned from the field of engineering even decreasing. In this paper, through some literature study, through his own and his colleagues’ experiences, the writer tries to elaborate and analise what could be the source of the problems that make the qualified engineer leave his years of Engineering career. Finally, based on the study, tries to propose a solution.
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Tulisan di bawah ini merupakan terjemahan dari kata sambutan Prof. Ralph B. Peck, seorang pakar geoteknik yang sangat ternama, pada saat beliau menghadiri jamuan makan malam (Maret 1977) yang diadakan oleh The Society of American Military Engineers (Masyarakat Insinyur Militer Amerika Serikat) Cabang West Point untik merayakan diterimanya para insinyur baru yang terpilih bergabung dalam Corps of Engineers (Korps Insinyur Militer Amerika Serikat; selanjutnya disingkat Kesatuan).
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