Norra Länken 3D Stability Analysis

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Trafikverket (The Swedish Transport Administration) and Sweco
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Project Description 

The Northern Link (Norra Länken) will be part of a major road system surrounding the Stockholm metropolitan area.

Itasca's Role 

As part of the design work for this project, Itasca Consultants AB and Itasca Consultants S.A.S. has performed a three-dimensional numerical study to analyze of the effect of a large surface load being applied on top of a tunnel intersection with low (4 m) rock cover. The analyses were performed using FLAC3D, and the model was constructed with KUBRIX Geo mesh generator using in conjunction with the Rhino CAD package.

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