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Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment

Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment 7/2020

Issue 7/2020

Table of Contents ( 37 Articles )

18-08-2020 | Editorial | Issue 7/2020

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of bulletin of engineering geology and the environment

Resat Ulusay, Louis Wong

16-03-2020 | Case history | Issue 7/2020

Clarifying the effectiveness of drainage tunnels in landslide controls based on high-frequency in-site monitoring

Zhen-lei Wei, Dong-fei Wang, Hao-di Xu, Hong-yue Sun

07-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

The assessment of soil chemical, physical, and structural properties as landslide predisposing factors in the Serra do Mar mountain range (Caraguatatuba, Brazil)

Rodrigo I. Cerri, Vania Rosolen, Fábio A. G. V. Reis, Augusto José Pereira Filho, Felipe Vemado, Lucilia do Carmo Giordano, Beatriz Marques Gabelini

13-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Design and optimisation of a protective device for bridge piers against debris flow impact

Shuaixing Yan, Siming He, Dongpo Wang, Yong Wu

15-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Characteristics and dynamic process analysis of the 2018 Mabian consequent landslide in Sichuan Province, China

Dongpo Wang, Zhongwen Wang, Yizhi Li, Tianzhen Fan, Chaojun Ouyang, Feng Ji

23-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Effects of plant roots on soil shear strength and shallow landslide proneness in an area of northern Italian Apennines

M. Bordoni, A. Cislaghi, A. Vercesi, G. B. Bischetti, C. Meisina

11-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

A machine learning method for inclinometer lateral deflection calculation based on distributed strain sensing technology

Lei Zhang, Bin Shi, Honghu Zhu, Xiong Yu, Guangqing Wei

23-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Estimation of in situ geotechnical properties on highly weathered granite using chemical weathering indices

Seung-Hwan Lee, Sung-Ha Baek, Sang Inn Woo, Choong-Ki Chung

24-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Generalized triangular prism interpolation method for geotechnical parameter characterization

Huan Liu, Suozhong Chen, Liang He, Manqing Hou, Junru Zhang

01-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020 Open Access

The use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) for engineering geology applications

Daniele Giordan, Marc S. Adams, Irene Aicardi, Maria Alicandro, Paolo Allasia, Marco Baldo, Pierluigi De Berardinis, Donatella Dominici, Danilo Godone, Peter Hobbs, Veronika Lechner, Tomasz Niedzielski, Marco Piras, Marianna Rotilio, Riccardo Salvini, Valerio Segor, Bernadette Sotier, Fabrizio Troilo

03-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

A simplified method to analyze the load on composite retaining structures based on a novel soil arch model

Xiaoyan Zhao, Kunpeng Li, Dian Xiao

15-04-2020 | Case history | Issue 7/2020

Safety evaluation with observational data and numerical analysis of Langyashan reinforced concrete face rockfill dam

Xiangnan Qin, Chongshi Gu, Chenfei Shao, Yue Chen, Luis Vallejo, Erfeng Zhao

23-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Study on the shear deformation of intralayer shear bands at the Baihetan hydropower station dam foundation

Anchi Shi, Yufeng Wei, Jiayao Wu, Dachun Ren, Mingfa Tang

16-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Study on the damage evolution of secondary tunnel lining in layered rock stratum

Guowen Xu, Chuan He, Jun Wang, Junbo Zhang

17-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Microseismic monitoring and stability analysis for the large-scale underground caverns at the Wudongde hydropower station

Biao Li, Nuwen Xu, Feng Dai, Gongkai Gu, Wei Ke

24-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Study on subsidence monitoring technology using terrestrial 3D laser scanning without a target in a mining area: an example of Wangjiata coal mine, China

Yuanyuan Gu, Dawei Zhou, Demin Zhang, Kan Wu, Baohui Zhou

25-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

A rockburst intensity criterion based on the Geological Strength Index, experiences learned from a deep tunnel

Wei Zhang, Xia-Ting Feng, Ya-Xun Xiao, Guang-Liang Feng, Zhi-Bin Yao, Lei Hu, Wen-Jing Niu

26-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Contribution of fractal dimension theory into the uniaxial compressive strength prediction of a volcanic welded bimrock

Elif Avşar

07-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Total deformation prediction of the typical loess tunnels

Yiguo Xue, Xinmin Ma, Weimin Yang, Lei Ma, Daohong Qiu, Zhiqiang Li, Xin Li, Binghua Zhou

15-04-2020 | Case history | Issue 7/2020

Performance assessment of the water curtain system: a monitoring system in an underground water-sealed oil reservoir in China

Zhiqiang Li, Yiguo Xue, Jianyi Liang, Daohong Qiu, Maoxin Su, Fanmeng Kong

24-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020 Open Access

Development of a combined mining technique to protect the underground workspace above confined aquifer from water inrush disaster

Shengchao Yu, Jingmin Xu, Weibing Zhu, Sihua Wang, Wenbing Liu

28-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Impacts of geological conditions on instability causes and mechanical behavior of large-scale tunnels: a case study from the Sichuan–Tibet highway, China

Ziquan Chen, Chuan He, Wenbo Yang, Wenqi Guo, Zheng Li, Guowen Xu

12-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Laboratory investigation of the mode-I fracture of sandstone caused by a combination of freeze-thaw cycles and chemical solutions

Tielin Han, Xianfeng Wang, Zhihui Li, Dawang Li, Feng Xing, Ningxu Han

16-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Combined effects of salts and wetting–drying cycles on granite weathering

Fei Zhao, Qiang Sun, Weiqiang Zhang

28-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

An application of uncertainty analysis to rock mass properties characterization at porphyry copper mines

Masoud Mazraehli, Shokrollah Zare

28-03-2020 | Review Paper | Issue 7/2020

Physical-mechanical properties of soil-cement bricks with the addition of the fine fraction from the quartzite mining tailings (State of Minas Gerais – Brazil)

Fernanda Medeiros Dutra Reis, Rogério Pinto Ribeiro, Maria José Reis

07-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Accelerated aging laboratory tests for the evaluation of the durability of hydrophobic treated and untreated andesite with respect to salt crystallization, freezing–thawing, and thermal shock

Mustafa Yavuz Çelik, Murat Sert

08-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Experiment study of physical and mechanical properties of sandstone after variable thermal cycles

Qiang Sun, Jishi Geng, Fei Zhao

19-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Effects of chemical composition on the solubility and geomechanical characteristics of gypsum rocks from Gachsaran Formation, Iran

Morteza Hashemi, Ali Saki, Mohammad Reza Nikudel

22-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

New approach in the application of seismic methods for assessing surface excavatability of sedimentary rocks

Jasmin Jug, Davor Stanko, Kristijan Grabar, Petar Hrženjak

24-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Centrifuge modeling of layered rock slopes susceptible to block-flexure toppling failure

Haina Zhang, Congxin Chen, Yun Zheng, Qunqun Yu, Wei Zhang

18-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Criteria of sinkhole formation in soils from physical models

Fuwei Jiang

28-03-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

The study of dynamic properties of carbonate sand through a laboratory database

Xin Liu, Sa Li, Liqiang Sun

03-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Collapse behavior of unsaturated remolded granitic residual soil

Pooya Saffari, Wen Nie, Mohd Jamaludin Md Noor, Afshin Asadi, Jinquan Liu, Xiaolong Zhang

05-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

On the mechanism of soft clay being improved entirely in the ECT treatment

Chang-Yu Ou, Chien-Yu Lin, Shao-Chi Chien

22-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

The effects of soil shrinkage during centrifuge tests on SWCC and soil microstructure measurements

Lincui Li, Xi-An Li, Li Wang, Bo Hong, Jianfeng Shi, Jianqiang Sun

23-04-2020 | Original Paper | Issue 7/2020

Stress-dependent temperature effect on the swelling behavior of compacted GMZ bentonite

Wei-Min Ye, Yang Wang, Qiong Wang, Yong-Gui Chen, Bao Chen

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