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  • Can anyone give some ideas on shear strength of volcanic rocks (granodiorite and tuff rock mass) in Hong Kong? We are analysing sewerage tunnels, the …
        Asked 09/09/2008 11:28, updated: 12/06/2013 08:43 by Debasisbarman

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  • I am a first time user of PLaxis2D, I like to use for solutions of tunnelling problems in both hard and soft rocks. Can anybody send some sample probl…
        Asked 18/08/2008 11:34, updated: 05/06/2013 09:32 by Debasisbarman

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  • Hi Everyone, This is my first time I have to design lattice girders to act as passive support for supporting openings in soft rock mass, Are there any…
        Asked 29/02/2008 07:50, updated: 05/06/2013 09:32 by Debasisbarman

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  • I am trying to design bored piles to stabilise a slope in crabonaceous shale layer. The calculations performed by the method mentioned in US Navy mann…
        Asked 29/05/2007 06:17, updated: 05/06/2013 09:32 by Debasisbarman

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  • Hello, Is basalt a rock which is safe. Meaning that if the land is covered with baslt, it means there is no problem with the soil. If this is the case…
        Asked 14/11/2006 13:32, updated: 12/06/2013 08:43 by Sunnysunny

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  • Hello friends, I am looking for an information on the "Geo-Engineering Associations" of Europe. There are many "Geological" societies in Europe, howev…
        Asked 26/10/2006 09:03, updated: 12/06/2013 08:43 by Chesster

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  • Hi. To investigate the friction between concrete and rock in a project insitu direct shear test was performed which consisted of 3 blocks and each blo…
        Asked 09/08/2006 06:11, updated: 05/06/2013 09:32 by Alireza SharifiSoltani

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  • As tilted, is that any relationship such as formula to convert the N-value to axial strength of the rock? Thanks for help!!!
        Asked 25/04/2006 03:03, updated: 05/06/2013 09:32 by Cys2004

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