New metro lines are planned in Stockholm, comprising a total length of approximately 20 km with 10 new stations, mostly located underground. One of the new lines will pass under Saltsjön (a bay of the Baltic Sea) and through a major regional large-scale geological structure. The stress magnitudes and orientations around the structure are highly uncertain, and stress measurements are not practically possible near the structure. To quantify possible stress conditions near the structure, discontinuum threedimensional numerical modeling was conducted.
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The Italian Geotechnical Society (AGI), on appointment by the ISRM International Society of Rock Mechanics, is delighted to announce that Italy will host EUROCK2021 from 21-24 September 2021.
The three Itasca European offices sponsor the event. More information on this online event can be found here: https://eurock2021.com/
Ott Oisalu is a geomechanical engineer with experience in consulting within civil engineering. He has a master’s degree in civil engineering with specialization in mining and geotechnical engineering. Within the degree project, he worked with the Estonian mining industry. He also has previous experience with geotechnical design in the consulting business.
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