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Rocks Engineering & Materials Science
Bayesian networks Engineering & Materials Science
Tunnels Engineering & Materials Science
fracture network Earth & Environmental Sciences
Risk assessment Engineering & Materials Science
tunnel Earth & Environmental Sciences
Gypsum Engineering & Materials Science
rock Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Research Output 2007 2019

Numerical and safety considerations about the Daguangbao landslide induced by the 2008 Wenchuan earthquake

He, M., Ribeiro e Sousa, L., Müller, A., Vargas, E., Sousa, R. L., Oliveira, C. S. & Gong, W., Oct 2019, In : Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering. 11, 5, p. 1019-1035 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Sichuan earthquake 2008
Landslides
landslide
Earthquakes
safety

Optimised multivariate Gaussians for probabilistic subsurface characterisation

Abdulla, M. B., Sousa, R. L., Einstein, H. & Awadalla, S., Oct 2 2019, In : Georisk. 13, 4, p. 303-312 10 p.

Stevens Institute of Technology

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Boreholes
borehole
Gaussian distribution
Probability distributions
Geologic models
discrete element method
fracture network
stability analysis
Finite difference method
rock block

Studying the effects of gypsum karst cavities in tunneling

Al Kaabi, M. R. & Sousa, R. L., Jan 1 2019, Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art- Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress. Peila, D., Viggiani, G. & Celestino, T. (eds.). CRC Press/Balkema, p. 5275-5284 10 p. (Tunnels and Underground Cities: Engineering and Innovation meet Archaeology, Architecture and Art- Proceedings of the WTC 2019 ITA-AITES World Tunnel Congress).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Gypsum
gypsum
karst
cavity
Tunnels

ElliPFrac: Stochastic fracture network characterization model

Abdulla, M. B. & Sousa, R. L., Jan 1 2018.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

fracture network
Rocks
rocks
geothermal energy extraction
rock