CE2004 Ground models handout

CE2004 Ground models handout - CE2004 Dr Phil Collins,...

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Unformatted text preview: CE2004 Dr Phil Collins, Brunel University Engineering Ground models Plan What is a ground model? The concept Text book models Real world models Tectonic Geological Geomorphological What is a ground model for? What is a ground model? . representation of the subsurface and surface A . for existing multidisciplinary data A way to identify gaps in knowledge and understanding A way of .. ground data to stakeholders and designers Generating ground models Text book models Generalisations based on prior study Site investigation: Desk study (existing information) Field data (boreholes, trenches, geophysics) Laboratory data (soil characteristics) Interpolation (filling the ..) .. The sea cliff geomorphological system After Brunsden 2002, Griffiths & Stokes 2008 A 3D text book conceptual model What are the strengths and limitations of this for a civil engineering project? Types of information for real world conceptual ground models Solid Hard rocks Tectonic structures Quaternary geology Sediments and soils Geomorphology . Brunsden 2002 From 2009, information is required to comply with Eurocode 7 (BSI 2007) Lithological map, NW Crete...
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This note was uploaded on 11/23/2011 for the course ENGINEERIN H203 taught by Professor Michael during the Spring '09 term at Brunel University.

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