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Modelling construction phases of bored tunnels with respect to internal lining forces: A comparison of Finite Element Programs

  title={Modelling construction phases of bored tunnels with respect to internal lining forces: A comparison of Finite Element Programs},
  author={David Kunst},
Areas are getting more and more populated causing new infrastructure lines to be constructed below the surface. A bored tunnel is one of the possibilities to create this subsurface infrastructure, but the construction process of a bored tunnel is a complicated one. Many loads and aspects are present in this construction process that can be divided into six phases. In each of these phases, different loads and aspects are acting on the tunnel lining or the surrounding soil which can cause the… Expand


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