TC204: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground - TC204 Cambridge 2020

TC204: Geotechnical Aspects of Underground Construction in Soft Ground - TC204 Cambridge 2020

Description

Welcome to TC204 Cambridge 2020. In line with TC204 terms of reference, the main topics addressed by TC204 Cambridge 2020 concern the geotechnical aspects of the analysis, design, construction and maintenance of deep excavations, tunnels and large underground structures, with particular emphasis on the development, effects and control of ground movements, their interaction with existing structures, mitigation measures and risk management. The suggested topics include:
 
• Field case studies
• Physical modelling
• Sensing technologies
• Seismic response of underground infrastructure
• Numerical modelling
• Historic/Masonry structures affected by underground construction activities
• Smart infrastructure materials
• Ground improvement in soft ground
 

Organizer

University of Cambridge

Contact Information

  • Contact person: Dr Mohammed Elshafie
  • Address: Laing O'Rourke Centre, Department of Engineering, Cambridge University
  • Phone: +44(0) 1223 332780
  • Email: me254@cam.ac.uk

Additional Information

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