Modeling the Effect of Excavation Sequence and Reinforcement on the Response of Tunnels with Discontinuous Deformation Analysis Method

불연속 변형 해석법에 의한 굴착순서 및 지반보강이 터널의 거동에 미치는 영향 모델링

  • 김용일 ;
  • 김영근
  • Published : 2000.03.01

Abstract

This paper presents two new extensions to the DDA method. The extensions consist of sequential loading or unloading and rock reinforcement by rockbolts, shotcrete or concrete lining. Examples of application of the DDA method with the new extensions are presented. Simulations of the underground excavation of the Unju Tunnel of Kyungbu High Speed Railway Project in Korea were carried out to evaluate the influence of excavation sequence and reinforcement on the tunnel stability. The results of the present study indicate that improper selection of excavation sequence could have a destabilizing effect on the tunnel stability. On the other hand, reinforcement by rockbolts and shotcrete can stabilize the tunnel. It is found that, in general, the DDA program with the three new extensions can now be used as d practical tool in the design of underground structures. In particular, phases of construction (excavation, reinforcement) can now be simulated more realistically.

Keywords

Discontinuous deformation analysis;Excavation sequence;Rock reinforcement;Rockbolts;Shotcrete;Construction phases

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