2010

Geomechanics of Failures

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ISBN: 978-90-481-3530-1 (Print) 978-90-481-3531-8 (Online)

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii

  2. Settlements

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. No Access

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      Pages 3-22

      Interaction between Neighbouring Structures: Mexico City Metropolitan Cathedral, Mexico

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      Pages 23-43

      Unexpected Excessive Settlements: Kansai International Airport, Japan

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      Pages 45-64

      Leaning Instability: The Tower of Pisa, Italy

  3. Bearing Capacity

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 66-66

    2. No Access

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      Pages 67-84

      Bearing Capacity Failure: Transcona Grain Elevator, Canada

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      Pages 85-148

      Caisson Failure Induced by Liquefaction: Barcelona Harbour, Spain

  4. Excavations

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 150-150

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      Pages 151-181

      Braced Excavation Collapse: Nicoll Highway, Singapore

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      Pages 183-203

      Tunnel Excavation Collapse: Borràs Square, Spain

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      Pages 205-243

      Tunnel Face Instability: Floresta Tunnels, Spain

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 245-245