Numerical simulation of tunnel construction - An assessment of two computational models

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The paper is concerned with the numerical simulation of tunnel advance using the Finite Element and Boundary Element methods. On practical examples the advantages and disadvantages of each method and their applicability to certain classes of tunnelling problems will be shown.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationISRM International Symposium - EUROCK 1996
Editors Barla
PublisherInternational Society for Rock Mechanics
Number of pages7
ISBN (Print)9054108436, 9789054108436
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1996
Event1996 IRSM International Symposium: EUROCK 1996 - Turin, Italy
Duration: 2 Sept 19965 Sept 1996


Conference1996 IRSM International Symposium

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Geotechnical Engineering and Engineering Geology
  • Geology

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