The aims of this work is to study the influence of face reinforcement on the tunnel stability and to check if the creep behavior of the rock may induce a potential jamming of the TBM during the excavation stop.
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Dr. Cundall performed his doctoral work at Imperial College, London, where, in 1971, he originated the Distinct Element Method for modeling jointed rock and granular material. In addition to being an independent consultant for several years, he worked for Dames and Moore for five years, was a faculty member at the University of Minnesota for seven years, at which he is now Adjunct Professor. He was employed by Itasca for more than 20 years, and continues involvement as an Associate.
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