A Web-Based Ground Settlement Prediction System for Subway Construction

Conference paper
Part of the Sustainable Civil Infrastructures book series (SUCI)


The development of a web-based ground settlement prediction system for subway construction is presented. The system is developed based on STEAD, and it is named STEAD-Web. STEAD is a ground settlement prediction system developed in China earlier. It is short for Subway Tunneling-induced ground-Environment-damage Assessment and control Design system. STEAD works well in predicting ground settlement. Unfortunately, it works off-line and it is not so convenient to deal with massive measured data every day. STEAD-Web is an upgraded version of STEAD, which runs in Browser/Server mode. The server automatically analyzes the monitoring data and makes a prediction by a back-analysis method using the real-time measured data. Users can access the results through web browsers from anywhere after authorization. Finally, the paper presents two case applications of the new system in Beijing subway construction.


Subway Construction Settlement Prediction Back Analysis Method Beijing Subway Stochastic Medium Theory 
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This research was supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China (No. 41472259, No. 51374209), 13th Five Year National Science and Technology Major Project (No. 2016YFC0802505)


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Mechanics and Civil EngineeringChina University of Mining and Technology (Beijing)BeijingChina
  2. 2.State Key Laboratory of Geomechanics and Deep Underground EngineeringBeijingChina

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