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Back Analysis of Observed Measurements for Optimised SCL Tunnel Design

The Crossrail Farringdon Station is a deep level station with two platform tunnels, 300 metres long at a depth of approxi...

03/11/2014
Geotechnical Risk Management for Sprayed Concrete Lining Tunnels in Farringdon Crossrail Station

The proposed Crossrail station will comprise two ticket halls, two escalator/concourse tunnels, two platform tunnels, numerous cross passages and v...

03/11/2014
Temporary Sprayed Concrete Lining Tunnels in Farringdon Crossrail Station

Two additional temporary sprayed concrete lining (SCL) structures were designed in addition to the base design, and constructed for Crossrail at Fa...

07/09/2015
Advances in Numerical Modelling for Complex Tunnelling Projects

As computer technology has evolved in the recent years, numerical modelling appears to be an increasingly preferable solution in all engineering fi...

07/09/2015
3D numerical analysis of sprayed concrete lined tunnels: Influence and optimisation of the simulation of varied construction schemes

3D numerical models require significant effort for their preparation and analysis, translated into time and cost. It is in the hands of the enginee...

31/08/2016
3D geological model of the completed Farringdon underground railway station

The complexity and the unknowns of the geology at Farringdon, primarily associated with the Lambeth Group, required a state-of-the-art geotechnical...

31/08/2016
The role of inverse analysis in tunnel design

In modern design of complex tunnelling projects it is best practice to utilise 3D finite element analysis (3D FEA), its main advantage being the ab...

31/08/2016
Tunnel deformations caused by compensation grouting at Crossrail Farringdon Station

A systematic compensation grouting scheme was successfully implemented to mitigate the surface settlements caused by the tunnelling works in Crossr...

31/08/2016
Tunnelling in sand in Farringdon Crossrail Station

The sprayed concrete lined (SCL) tunnels in Crossrail Farringdon Station have been mainly excavated in the Lambeth group, a highly variable formati...

31/08/2016
Taking the strain, coping with pressure or shooting targets? An objective comparison between monitoring solutions within sprayed concrete lined tunnels at Crossrail Farringdon Station, London

Methods of monitoring the structural behaviour of tunnels during construction traditionally rely on in-tunnel displacement monitoring, with designe...

31/08/2016