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Bridge - Foundations | Special Foundation and Earthquake Engineering Projects | Excavations, Retaining Structures, Tunnels : Analysis & Design | Harbor Quaywalls | Dams : Seismic Analysis / Design | Pipelines | Participation in Code Writting | Overall

 

Excavations, Retaining Structures, Tunnels : Analysis & Design

 

Π.Α.Θ.Ε. Highway, Seismic and Seismo-Tectonic Study of the Cut-and-Cover Tunnels at the Kamena Vourla Bypass (2004)
Fault Rupture – Soil – Tunnel Interaction Analysis of the Cut-and-Cover tunnels at the Kamena Vourla Bypass. Computation of the tunnel’s section forces due to fault-induced displacements. Non-linear dynamic time-history analysis of the tunnels and computation of their dynamic section forces.

OSE, Rion–Antirrion Undersea Railway Tunnel (2004)
Research and Analysis of the Seismic behavior of the immersed tunnel, soil-structure interaction analysis, examination of the effects of possible fault rupture on the immersed tunnel, updated seismic risk analysis based on geophysical tomography results being conducted across the Rion-Antirrion Straits, and study of the dynamic behavior of the immersion and terminal joints.

Attiki Odos Highway (2004)
Seismic risk assessment and vulnerability analysis of highway bridges, bored and cut-and-cover tunnels, embankments and slopes. Assessment of damage potential and estimation of cost in case of strong seismic shaking.

OSE, Rion–Antirrion Undersea Railway Tunnel (2004)
Research and Analysis of the Seismic behavior of the immersed tunnel, soil-structure interaction analysis, examination of the effects of possible fault rupture on the immersed tunnel, updated seismic risk analysis based on geophysical tomography results being conducted across the Rion-Antirrion Straits, and study of the dynamic behavior of the immersion and terminal joints.

OSE, Rion–Antirrion Undersea Railway Tunnel (2002-2003)
Pre-feasibility study and development of Conceptual design schemes for a proposed undersea railway tunnel, to cross the 2 km long and 70 m deep Rion–Antirrion Straits; geotechnical, geological, and geotectonic investigation; study of the construct-ability and evaluation of different alternatives : bored vs. immersed tunnel.

Investigation on the Causes of Failure of the Doukisis Plakentias Tunnel, Greece (2003)
Investigation on the causes of failure of the Doukisis Plakentias Tunnel: Site Investigation of the collapsed tunnel section, 2-D Finite Element analysis of the tunnel, investigation of different failure scenarios.

OSE, Rion–Antirrion Undersea Railway Tunnel (2002-2003)
Pre-feasibility study and development of Conceptual design schemes for a proposed undersea railway tunnel, to cross the 2 km long and 70 m deep Rion–Antirrion Straits; geotechnical, geological, and geotectonic investigation; study of the construct-ability and evaluation of different alternatives : bored vs. immersed tunnel.

Kapnikarea Church, Athens METRO, Greece (2002)
Evaluation of the effect of the Metro tunnel on the seismic safety of the historic church of Kapnikarea.

OSE, Rion-Antirrion Undersea Railway Tunnel (2002-2004)
Pre-feasibility study and development of Conceptual design schemes for a proposed undersea railway tunnel, to cross the 2 km long and 70 m deep Rion-Antirrion Straits ; geotechnical, geological, and geotectonic investigation ; study of the construct-ability and evaluation of different alternatives : bored vs. immersed tunnel.

Station of San Antonio - Athens METRO, Greece (2002)
Analysis and design of the three dimensional anchored tangent - pile support of a deep excavation surrounding the perimeter of an eleven - storey building.

Kapnikarea Church, Athens METRO, Greece (2002)
Evaluation of the effect of the Metro tunnel on the seismic safety of the historic church of Kapnikarea

Olympic Village, OEK, Greece (2001)
Consultant for developing design criteria, and for checking the conceptual and final design of the buildings of the Olympic Village.

Athens METRO, Greece (2000-01)
Numerical evaluation of the seismic response of selected Athens Metro Stations, using the accelerograms of the the 7-IX-99 Parnitha earthquake.

Pireas Plaza, Greece (2000-01)
Geotechnical consultant on preliminary design, preparation of the Tender documents, and evaluation of Tender offers for the design of a 13000 m 2 excavation and retaining project in very soft soil : a 13 m deep and about 450 m long (in perimeter) urban excavation high water table, for a 3-storey shopping center with 3 underground parking levels.

Athens METRO, Greece (1999-2000)
Member of 5-person Panel of Experts for the assessment of structural safety of Metro tunnels and stations for lines 2 and 3

Verroia-Polymylos Section, Egnatia Highway, Greece (1999)
Final design and analysis of twin tunnels S6 & S7 and retaining structures (Geotechnical interpretation, design of temporary support).

Driskos Tunnel, Egnatia Highway, Greece (1999)
Preliminary and final design and analysis of the main tunnel, the front portal, the escape tunnel, and several ventilation shafts and crossings.

Parakifisios Sewage Tunnel, Greece (1999)
Design and analysis of the temporary and final support of the tunnel. Design and analysis of the proposed piled wall of the cut-and-cover excavation in very soft clayey and silty soils.

CARS, Larissa, Greece (1999)
Geological / geotechnical interpretation ; Design and analysis of the temporary support of the tunnels, shafts, and cut-and-cover ; Analysis of the seismic behaviour of the tunnels ; Study of wave propagation effects due to weapon explosion. (The Geotechnical Engineer of the winning consortium.) Final design for construction.

Athens METRO, Greece (1993- 1998)
Evaluation of soil profiles and design parameters for the retaining systems of eight cut-and-cover stations, and all the substations and shafts ; back-analyses of the response of anchored temporary walls ; analyses of tunnel and retaining structures ; contribution to analysis of one NATM subway station ; seismic analysis of several subway stations ; seismic analysis of the tunnel.

Athens METRO, Greece (1997)
Study of the effect that the delayed passage of the TBM will have on the already constructed (2.50 m-away about 6 meters in diameter) galleries connecting the main tunnel with the emergency-ventilation Shaft (Ag. Constantinos, Santaroza, Amerikis, and Amalias substations). Effect of TBM passage on piles of the Fix Station.

Thessaloniki METRO, Greece (1999-2000)
Independent Engineer for checking the geotechnical design and the seismic response studies for the tunnel and cut-and-cover stations.

Maliakos Straits Immersed Highway Tunnel, Greece (1994, 1997)
Design and coordination of geotechnical, geophysical, geological and geotectonic investigation. Analysis of potential differential ground motions due a major earthquake rupture and heterogeneous soil conditions ; seismic soil response analysis ; effect of fault rupture on overlying soil ; definition / determination of design deformation for the joints.

Extension of Music Hall (Epektasis Megarou Mousikis), Greece (1997-1998)
Participants in the design-and-construct competition of the Hall, responsible for the analysis of one of the largest excavation and retaining projects in Greece : a 40 m deep and over-600 m long (in perimeter) urban excavation, for the fully-underground complex of opera and symphony halls, garage, and related facilities, in the center of Athens.

Aktion - Preveza Straits Immersed Tunnel, Greece (1994-95)
Evaluation of alternative ground improvement techniques of the foundation soils to withstand seismic liquefaction (on behalf of the Ministry of Public Works).

Rion - Antirrion Underwater Embankment and Tunnel, Greece (1993)
Conceptual design of an im mer s ed tunnel, considered for crossing the 2000 m long and about 60 m deep straits ; effects of a 0.50 g seismic ground acceleration, and of a 2-m fault dislocation directly underneath.

Athens Sewage Collector Tunnel, (EY ΔAΠ ), Greece (1986)
Stress-analysis of the exterior support and the lining of a 2 km-long part of the Athens sewage tunnel through soft soils.

Thessaloniki Sewage Pipeline, (OAΘ), Greece (1987)
Geotechnical design of retain i ng systems for a 13 km long sewage pipeline (from the harbor to Kalochori) in a variety of soils including loose saturated silts ; full-scale tests, experimental evaluation analysis, design.

 
 

 

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