Development of New Integrated Tools for Predicting, Monitoring, and Controlling Ground Movements due to Excavations

  title={Development of New Integrated Tools for Predicting, Monitoring, and Controlling Ground Movements due to Excavations},
  author={Youssef M. A. Hashash and Richard J. Finno},
  journal={Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction},
  • Y. HashashR. Finno
  • Published 1 February 2008
  • Environmental Science
  • Practice Periodical on Structural Design and Construction
This paper describes developments of integrated tools for predicting, monitoring, and controlling ground movements associated with excavations in urban areas. The paper describes developments in the following areas: (1) laser scanning and webcams for developing an accurate record of construction activities; (2) automated and remote instrumentations to measure movements; (3) intelligent, self-updating numerical models to compute anticipated ground movements, and to learn from field observations… 

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