DEVELOPMENT OF FINITE ELEMENT SOFTWARE FOR SIMULATING THE EXCAVATION OF SHALLOW TUNNELS IN SOFT SOILS

Ref.No: 61104200
Start date: 01.10.1998
End date: 30.09.2001
Approval date: 08.10.1998
Department: APPLIED MATHEMATICAL & PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Sector: MECHANICS
Financier: ΥΠΕΡ, G.G.E.T.
Budget: 19.809,25 €
Scientific Responsible: Prof. IOANNIS VARDOULAKIS
Email: I.Vardoulakis@mechan.ntua.gr
Description: THE EXCAVATION OF SHALLOW TUNNELS IN SOFT SOILS IS SIMULATED NUMERICALLY THE PHENOMENON OF PROGRESSIVE FAILURE DUE TO SHEAR-BANDING IS TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT.