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This particular graduate textual content discusses these purposes for which there are well-defined percolations, and the place direct comparability among the predeictions of versions and experimental info is feasible.
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The arrangement of the cavities for the powerhouse complex is illustrated in Figure 47. A cross-section of the powerhouse complex caverns is presented in Figure 48. Figure 42. Division of Section 1 into subsections (Sousa, 2010). indb 31 3/31/2012 3:28:51 PM Figure 44. BN for rockburst prediction. Figure 47. Arrange of Venda Nova II powerhouse complex (provided by EDP). Figure 45. General perspective of the power reinforcement scheme (Adapted from Plasencia 2003). Figure 48. Cross-section of the Venda Nova II powerhouse complex caverns.
Alto Lindoso monitoring scheme of section S2 and excavations stages. Figure 28. , 2002). indb 23 3/31/2012 3:28:47 PM rocks to predict the depth and extent of failed rock in the deep underground openings in hard rocks (Feng & Hudson, 2011), (Figure 29). The methodology followed for parameter recognition is presented in Figure 30. The PSO method is based on simulating the social behavior of a bird flock or a school of fish. The key idea is that the flock, any agent of the group can profit from the discoveries and previous experiences of all members of the group in the search for food.
2009). In the construction of underground works, and in a first step, geomechanical parameters are determined and included in engineering models. Then, based on their results, decisions are made with a given uncertainty degree. After new information is gathered the knowledge about the problem can be updated and reused in the models to obtain new results and perform decisions based on less uncertain data. As stated the calculation of the parameters is mainly carried out through in situ and laboratory tests and also by the application of empirical methodologies such as RMR, Q and GSI.