A new multi-parallel condition assessment scale for estimating tunnel-induced damage

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dc.contributor.author Laefer, Debra F.
dc.contributor.author Conry, B.
dc.contributor.author Murphy, D.
dc.contributor.author Ceribasi, Seyit
dc.date.accessioned 2011-03-30T11:59:07Z
dc.date.available 2011-03-30T11:59:07Z
dc.date.issued 2008-06
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2882
dc.description Development of Urban Areas and Geotechnical Engineering. June 16-19, 2008, St. Petersburg, Russia en
dc.description.abstract Traditional means to predict tunnel-induced damage for large groups of potentially affected above ground structures has generally focused on creating a settlement trough and estimating subsequent building response limited by rudimentary aspects of each building’s geometry, structural system, foundation type, and soil bearing capacity. Historically, the procedure is done without consideration for a building’s condition. In this paper, a supplementary step is proposed – one focused on the building’s current state of repair. The presented system employs at its core a widely adopted crack evaluation scale. The main focus is application to unreinforced masonry buildings as they are simultaneously, disproportionately present in urban areas and vulnerable to tunnel movements. The proposed system is herein outlined and applied to a future tunnelling project in Ireland. en
dc.description.sponsorship Science Foundation Ireland en
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.relation.requires Urban Institute Ireland Research Collection en
dc.subject Tunnelling en
dc.subject Masonry en
dc.subject Tunnel-induced damage en
dc.subject Crack evaluation scale en
dc.subject Condition assessment en
dc.subject.lcsh Earth movements and building en
dc.subject.lcsh Subsidences (Earth movements)--Forecasting en
dc.subject.lcsh Tunnels--Design and construction--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Settlement of structures--Forecasting en
dc.subject.lcsh Building sites--Risk assessment--Ireland en
dc.title A new multi-parallel condition assessment scale for estimating tunnel-induced damage en
dc.type Conference Publication en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Laefer|Debra F.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Conry|B.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Murphy|D.|aut| en
dc.neeo.contributor Ceribasi|Seyit|aut| en

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