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The role of numerical modelling in the design of major rock engineering projects, London

Event organised by The British Geotechnical Association

Date
18 October 2016
Time
19:00 - 21:00 BST (GMT+1)
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

The objective is to show that since rock masses are generally jointed, anisotropic and not homogenous, the accurate representation of the in-situ rock mass conditions is of paramount importance in rock mechanics modelling and design.

The talk will provide some guidelines on the numerical modelling of underground and surface excavations and will discuss why the choice of appropriate modelling methods (i.e. Continuum vs Discontinuum & 2D vs 3D) in simulating the behaviour of a rock mass and the elements used as rock reinforcement is a critical and extremely important decision that should be undertaken with careful consideration.

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