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Apr

TUNNELING INDUCED GROUND MOVEMENT AND SOIL STRUCTURE INTERACTIONS

Written by Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD. Posted in GTL Paper, Publication

ABSTRACT

Tunneling technique is normally a primary option that can’t 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.

Download full paper: http://indogeotek.com/2019/04/03/tunneling-induced-ground-movement-and-soil-structure-interactions-2/



Gouw Tjie Liong, Ir., M.Eng, ChFC, PhD

Dr. Gouw is a certified Professional Geotechnical Engineer. He has been working in the field of Geotechnical Engineering since 1984. His expertise covering geotechnical investigation, soil instrumentation, deep foundation and excavation for high rise buildings, pile load testing (Static and PDA), pile integrity testing (PIT), sonic logging test, vibration monitoring, slope stability, ground anchors, pumping test, dewatering, micropiles, tunnelling and ground improvement works, e.g. dynamic compaction, vertical drain, vibro-compaction, geosynthetic and grouting. The jobs cover more than 180 projects in Indonesia, Singapore and Srilanka. He has a great passion in the teaching and disseminating of geotechnical engineering knowledge. He serves as lecturer since late 1984. Currently, he serves as Associate Professor at Podomoro University, Jakarta for undergraduate study, and for post graduate students at Universitas Katolik Parahyangan, Bandung, Indonesia. He also conduct regular geotechnical training for engineers. He also chaired the Indonesian Chapter of International Geosynthetics Society since 2006. He has published 80 papers and 22 technical notes.

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