European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering

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European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering

The Austrian Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ASSMGE) has the pleasure of inviting you to participate in the XV Danube-European Conference on Geotechnical Engineering to be held in Vienna, Austria, on September 9 - 11, 2014. The Conference is held under the auspices of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ISSMGE) and other Associations.

KEYNOTE LECTURES
  • Earth and rock fill embankments for roads and railways: what was learned and where to go
  • Use of marginal geomaterials and industrial by-products as fill for embankments: past experiences and future perspectives
  • Application of geosynthetics in the construction of roads and railways: yesterday - today - tomorrow
GEOTECHNICS OF ROAD, AIRFIELD AND RAILTRACK STRUCTURES
GEOTECHNIK IM STRASSEN- UND EISENBAHNBAU SOWIE BEI
FLUGBETRIEBSFLÄCHEN
  • Geotechnische Herausforderungen beim Autobahnbau in Ungarn (2000-2012) mit Schwerpunkt Dammgründung auf ungünstigem Untergrund / Geotechnical challenges of motorway construction in Hungary (2000-2012) with focus on embankment foundation on unfavourable soft ground 
  • Glassfoam aggregates for pavements on highly compressive soil. The Fiumicino airport case history
  • Untersuchungen am Hochschallgedämmten Wiener Straßenbahn-Oberbau – die Konsolidationstheorie in dynamischer Anwendung
  • DSV-Platten- und Tiefgründung mit Mikropfahlverstärkung für den neuen Bahnhof Wien Mitte
  • A Case Study on Stability of Skidway Foundation and Quay Wall during Loadout Operation of an Offshore Structure
  • Revitalization of access embankments to bridges for section of Corridor 10 in R. Macedonia
  • Effect of Footing Rigidity and Soil Model on Modulus of Subgrade Reaction
  • The influence of dynamic loading on road pavement constructions and associate road structures
  • A discussion for the possible effects of low humidity levels on the geotechnical aspects of high speed railway substructures
  • Development of structural reinforcement of existing underground lifeline for mitigation of liquefaction damage
  • "PPP" R1 Nitra – Tekovské Nemce and Banská Bystrica – Northern Bypass From the View of Independent Engineer
  • Economic design of thicknesses of granular subbases
  • Untersuchungen zur Tragschichtvergütung im Bahnbau im Zuge einer Probebaustelle
  • Short piles in civil engineering – limitations in calculations and engineering applications
  • The effect of ballast fouling on the hydraulic conductivity of the rail track substructure
  • Principles of Sustainable Development Approach in Transport Geotechnical Engineering
  • Geotechnical assessment of embankment stability on soft clay soils
  • Untersuchung und Ertüchtigung der Fundierung eines Wiener Gründerzeithauses
  • Consolidation and Permeability properties of Alluvial deposits along the Sava river by laboratory and field Investigation
COMPACTION OF SOIL AND OTHER GRANULAR MATERIALS
VERDICHTUNG VON BÖDEN UND ANDEREN KORNGEMISCHEN
  • The effect of large particles on the applicability of compaction tests
  • Variation of undrained shear strength due to suction changes
  • Tragfähige Idee gesucht – numerische Simulationen von Bodenverdichtung als Entwicklungsbaustein innovativer Geräteansätze
  • Roller Compaction - Impact of Dynamic Drums in Comparison
  • Erschütterungsüberwachung bei Bauarbeiten in bebauten Gebieten
  • The specification and use of soils with large particles in earthworks
  • Perspectives of Rocket Drive Hammers Used for Earth Consolidation on Land and Under Water
  • Study on the shear strength of sand at dynamic loading
  • Effect of compaction on uplift capacity of shallow foundations in granular materials
  • Micromechanical DEM model of dynamic clay compaction
  • Numerical simulation of dynamic soil compaction with vibratory compaction equipment
  • Boom-mounted vibratory plates: Machine Parameters and modeling of dynamic compaction of cohesive soils
  • Embankment Compaction Control by Nuclear Densimeter and Sand Cone Test
  • The effect of vibrated ballast columns used for improvement of difficult foundation soils
  • Prospective movable operating elements (rolls) for vibrating rollers
  • Influence of relative compaction on the compressibility of silty sands in Kuwait
  • Unterwegs mit TERRA-MIX entlang der Donau von Leipheim bei Ulm bis Constanta am Schwarzem Meer im Dienste der Bodenverbesserung
  • Numerical simulation of soil compaction with oscillatory rollers
DEEP SOIL IMPROVEMENT
TIEFREICHENDE BODENVERBESSERUNG
  • Prevention of soil liquefaction using stone or concrete columns
  • Long-term observation and numerical assessment of an embankment built on stone-column improved ground
  • Die Anwendungsmöglichkeiten der tiefreichenden Bodenstabilisierung im Eisenbahnbau
  • Geotechnische Maßnahmen entlang der Donau - Fallstudien zu Hochwasserschutz und Dammabdichtungen
  • Stand der Technik beim Trockenmischverfahren – Grundlagen und Fallbeispiel
  • Triaxial tension test of cement-treated soil
  • Ground improvement methods for the construction of the federal road B 176 on a new elevated dump in the brown coal region of MIBRAG
  • Numerical Modelling of Soft Soils Reinforced by Rigid Inclusions on the Basis of the Small Scale Experiments Performed in the European Program SERIES
  • 1g model tests of conventional and encased stone columns in soft soils
  • The influence of rammed stone column formation process on mechanical parameters of the surrounding weak soil
  • Cost effective solution for construction adjacent to waterfront structures
SLOPE STABILITY PROBLEMS
STANDSICHERHEIT VON BÖSCHUNGEN
  • Comparison of Finite Element Limit Analysis and Strength Reduction Techniques
  • Trans-disciplinary Concept of Geotechnical Slope Stability Design
  • Determination of failure probability of an infinite slope in granular soil
  • Highly Slide-Sensitive Slope in the Area of the Western Portal of the Sieberg Tunnel (High Performance Railway Line Vienna - Salzburg)
  • Problems of D1 highway construction through landslide areas in Slovakia
  • Slope failures on road cut slopes of the R1 expressway (Nitra - Tekovské Nemce) in the Slovak Republic
  • Hangsicherungen entlang der Bahnstrecke Campina – Predeal
  • Case study: “Umka-Duboko” Landslide
  • Deterioration process of a main road, and on the elimination of the problem
  • Determination of shallow earthquake geotechnical profile using microtremor array method with semicircular layout
  • Investigation of the possibility for reinforcing of the potentially dangerous slopes in Greek - Bulgarian border region
  • Structural control of the landslides in the NW Transylvania, Romania
  • Effect of axial stiffness on soil nail forces
  • Spideranchor Netting - From life-size experiments to a prototype application
  • Numerical and analytical analysis of road stabilizing pile retaining walls
  • Monitoring of landslides with a novel device for measuring earth pressures – Inclinodeformeter
  • Spezialtiefbaumaßnahmen für den Straßenbau im alpinen Raum
  • Stabilization of landslide shifts on the basis of reliability and risk
  • Degradations of the roads from the North-East of Romania and the rehabilitation solutions
  • Static liquefaction of loose coal ash
  • Strength characteristics and stability analysis of a road damaged by landslides
  • Investigation of a landslide that affect a national road in Romania
  • Monitoring consolidation works executed on a road by inclinometer measurements
  • The use of geosynthetics to consolidate an access road
  • Using the results from inclinometer measurements for choosing road consolidation solution
  • Modeling and stability calculations for transport infrastructure by numerical methods
  • Trench strengthening in the restrained conditions of urban development with allowance for the magnitude 8 seismic loads
  • Numerical Simulation of Layered Rock Masses Movement
  • Bio-engineering erosion control systems on engineered slopes of road embankments
  • Slopes stabilization works for motorways that are under construction in Romania
  • Slope stability in relation to urban and environmental planning
  • Examples of Drainage by Siphon Drains in Austria
  • Damage to road excavation slopes due to groundwater flow
FREEZING-THAWING PROBLEMS OF ROADS, RAILWAYS
FROST-TAUWECHSELBEANSPRUCHUNGEN IM STRASSEN- UND
EISENBAHNBAU
  • Energy saving potential of artificial ground freezing applications
  • Die Wechselwirkung Wasser-Mineralkorn und seine Bedeutung für das Frost-Tau-Verhalten von ungebundenen Tragschichten
  • Effect of moulding water content on freezing-thawing behavior of compacted two clayey soilsSOIL STABILIZATION WITH LIME, CEMENT, ETC.
  • BODENSTABILISIERUNG MIT KALK, ZEMENT ETC.
  • Pond ash as a low strength flowable fill
  • Variations of liquefaction strength induced by the different injection processes in the permeation grouting method
  • Microstructure and Physicochemical Study on Cement Treated Chennai Marine Clay
  • Strength and Durability Performance Evaluation of Selected Cement-Stabilized Philippine Soils for Road Pavement Purposes
  • Pozzolana-cement stabilisation of a black cotton soil from Ghana
  • Study of sand behaviour improvement using biogrouting
  • The effect of freeze-thaw cycles on the lime-stabilized active clays
  • The influence of the swelling-shrinkage cycles on the stabilized Bahlui clay with eco-cement
  • Design of a municipal solid waste landfill in difficult geotechnical conditions: slope area and expansive clays. Case study from Romania
  • Verifications of results of numerical modelling of real scale permeation grouting
  • Stabilization of high plasticity clay with quick and hydrated lime
  • The effectiveness of forest road strengthening with catalytic-physical technology
  • Theoretical and field studies of soft ground for improvement with reinforced pad
  • Verfahren zur Ermittlung der rheologischen Eigenschaften zementbasierter Injektionssuspensionen

EARTHWORKS, MAINLY EMBANKMENTS
ERDARBEITEN, DÄMME IM STRASSEN- UND EISENBAHNBAU

  • Centrifuge modelling of compacted clay embankments subject to seasonal moisture changes
  • Analysis of the Influence of Embankment Widening on Layered Foundation Soils
  • Comparative analysis of settlements of an embankment on Pappadai clay
  • Grading entropy and degradation of sands
  • Role of Probabilistic Methods in Sustainable Geotechnical Earthen Embankment Overtopping Analysis
  • Resistibility of fine-grained soils to water infiltration through road embankment
  • Permeability of well graded soils
  • Plastic Stability Approach for the Collapse Mechanism of Embankments
  • Constanta Port Northern Breakwater Extension
  • Geotechnical challenges during design and construction of a ski resort in Azerbaijan
  • Optimiertes Datenmanagement, Steuerung und die hohe Kunst der Kommunikation bei Großprojekten
  • Failure of highway embankment as a result of inadequate subsoil identification
  • Levee erosion and scour potential due to floodwall overtopping
  • Vergleichende Untersuchungen zur Reduktion der Strömungskräfte bei Hochwasserschutzdeichen

USE OF WASTE MATERIAL AND INDUSTRIAL BYPRODUCTS
VERWENDUNG VON RECYCLINGMATERIALIEN UND INDUSTRIELLEN
NEBENPRODUKTEN

  • Investigations of unburnt coal shale modified by activated fly ash as material for road embankments
  • Compression behaviour of cement-solidified marine soils under surcharge load
  • The undersized crushed stone material from mining for railway subgrade reinforcing
  • A case study for the potential uses of the construction and demolishment waste for roadway and railway infrastructures: The Turkish transportation and urban regeneration experience

BRIDGE FOUNDATIONS
FUNDIERUNG VON BRÜCKEN

  • Combined static and dynamic pile load test programme on the Hungarian M6-M60 motorway project
  • Der Ausbau der S 33 Kremser Schnellstraße als Teil des Regionenrings - Spezialtiefbau südlich und nördlich der neuen Donaubrücke Traismauer
  • Piling Foundations on Challenging Ground Conditions in Kazakhstan
  • Settlement of bridge pier – assumptions and facts
  • Kolkschaden an einem Brückenpfeiler und (geo-)technische Maßnahmen zur Rückdrehung und Sicherung des Pfeilers
  • Kleine Brücke – große Schwierigkeiten
  • ÖBB Klammsteinbrücke: Unterschiedliche Gründungskonzepte für die Widerlager und Ausführungsprobleme
  • Rehabilitation techniques of bridge foundations in Romania
  • Parametric study regarding the interaction between direct foundations for bridge piers and foundation soil
  • The initial critical pressure for bridge foundations
  • Load test of large diameter piles for the bridge across Danube river in Belgrade
  • Application of geotechnical technologies at elimination of failure of overhead road structures
  • Analysis of instrumented load tests of bored piles embedded in fissured rock overlaid by loess
  • Research into time effect influence on pile bearing capacity
  • Case History on Determination of old Bridge Foundation Depths using Parallel Seismic Method

RETAINING STRUCTURES
STÜTZKONSTRUKTIONEN

  • Hydraulic heave – new design formula for the embedded length
  • Deformations of soil in deep excavations: comparing calculation results with in-situ measurements
  • Numerical modelling of 16 m deep underground structure
  • Designing and analyzing lightweight cementitious fills for retaining structures
  • Initiative on Improving the Practicability of Technical Rules for Building Construction - Results for Eurocode 7
  • Rehabilitation of retaining wall on state road A3, section Trojaci - Farish
  • Mechanically stabilized earth wall - a case history
  • Semmering-Basistunnel neu – geotechnische Herausforderungen bei Planung und Bau der Deponie Longsgraben
  • Besonderheiten und Erfahrungen mit geogitterbewehrten Stützwänden bei der Ringstraße von Sofia, Bulgarien
  • Geotechnical solutions for landslide instability in quasi-horizontal terrains on an auto-route in eastern Romania
  • Deep excavation support system inside the Centennial Hall in Wrocław
  • Preliminary study on finite element modelling of earth retaining wall anchored by deadman anchorage
  • Finite Element Analysis for the Retaining Wall with Relief Shelves
  • Particularities in the calculation of active earth pressure on retaining walls imposed by the plane strain condition
  • Dynamic analysis of a cantilever retaining wall including soil-structure interaction
  • Influences of backfill properties and stress state on ultimate earth pressure coefficients
  • Finite element based investigation of backfill effects on seismic behaviour of a cantilever wall
  • The Observational Method in the rehabilitation of south road access to Ericeira harbour (Portugal)
  • Monitoring of a deep excavation from Bucharest sustained by anchored diaphragm walls
  • Testing of ground anchorages for a deep excavation retaining system in Bucharest
  • Numerical study of the influence of dilatancy angle on bearing capacity and rotation of a gravity retaining wall
  • Numerical Modeling of the Screw-Pile Behavior under Tensile Loading in Cohesionless soil
  • Deep excavation in difficult conditions – design of retaining structure, challenges and solutions
  • Earth Pressures of Clayey Backfilled Retaining Walls Under Seismic Loading

GEOSYNTHETICS IN ROAD AND RAILWAY ENGINEERING
GEOKUNSTSTOFFE IM STRASSEN- UND EISENBAHNBAU

  • Prestressed reinforced soil for infrastructure projects – a microscopic research
  • Influence of geosynthetics into base course on a weak segment of runway
  • Piled embankments in soft estuary clay - Experience from design and field measurements for redevelopment of harbour areas in Northern Germany
  • Design of steep motorway bridge approach embankment reinforced by geosynthetics
  • Wire mesh reinforced soil structures in railway applications: experiences and feedbacks
  • Stabilization of a road embankment on sabkha soil using geosynthetics
  • Working mechanism of geocell systems
  • Behavior of volcanic slag reinforced with randomly distributed fibers and cement additive
  • Safety Barriers along High Speed Railway Lines
  • Case study for rehabilitation and reconstruction works of the existing asphalt roads in R.Macedonia
  • Selected criteria determining alluvial deposits for earthen structures
  • Bearing capacity and deformation of reinforced soil foundations under cyclic loading


TUNNELLING
TUNNELBAU

  • Geotechnical interaction between traffic infrastructure, existing structures and groundwater
  • Erfolgsfaktoren für eine gelungene Injektion am Beispiel der Vergütung von verkarstetem Gebirge in einem Hochgeschwindigkeitseisenbahntunnel
  • Linie U1 Wien, Baulos U1/10 „Troststraße“ – Geotechnische Planung der Stationsschächte und - tunnel
  • Geotechnische Aspekte bei der Planung des S1 Tunnels Donau-Lobau
  • New methods of design and construction of tunnels, subways in the ground arrays of tectonic disturbances
  • Undrained behavior of chalk marl under different stress paths simulating tunneling process
  • TBM performance prediction in mixed ground
  • Der Semmering-Basistunnel neu – das Projekt im Überblick
  • Die Schachtbauwerke des Semmering-Basistunnel neu - Geotechnische und baubetriebliche Gesichtspunkte
  • Geotchnical Aspects of Safety Assurance for Long-Used Engineering Infrastructure Facilities in Large
  • Cities in Complicated Ground Conditions
  • Modern solutions to perform urban underground constructions for transportation infrastructures in Romania
  • Comparison of predicted and actual conditions of the rock mass in the tunnel Crna Brda
  • Research of technology of construction of horizontal impervious screen under the existing structures.
  • On the magnitude and direction of displacements during tunnelling in foliated rock mass
 
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