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Static analysis of interaction between twin-tunnels using Discrete Element Method (DEM)

  title={Static analysis of interaction between twin-tunnels using Discrete Element Method (DEM)},
  author={Mohammad Oliaei and E. Manafi},
  journal={Scientia Iranica},
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