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Building response to tunnelling. Case studies from construction of the Jubilee line extension, London. Volume 1: projects and methods

Special Publication SP 200

CIRIA, 2001
Building response to tunnelling. Case studies from construction of the Jubilee line extension, London. Volume 1: projects and methods

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Civil & Structural Supplement


Special Publication


Describes the methods and the uncertainties of settlement prediction and building damage assessment current during the JLEP works, and of the design behind the research. Relates the geology and historical development of buildings between Green Park and Canada Water stations. Details the tunnelling methods and the protective measures used. The research methodology covers best-practice predictions of ground and building movements. Explains the research measurement methods, their precision and data handling. Presents the overall findings of the research.




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