Inelastic Behavior and Seismic Design of a Highway Shield Tunnelby Kazuhiko Kawashima, Public Works Research Inst, Ibaraki, Japan,
Yukitake Shioi, Public Works Research Inst, Ibaraki, Japan,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Structural Engineering in Natural Hazards Mitigation
Abstract: Nonlinear behavior of shield tunnels required for seismic design by means of Seismic Deformation Method is presented based on dynamic loading tests. Application of the test results to the seismic design of Trans-Tokyo Bay Highway Tunnel is also described.
Subject Headings: Seismic design | Seismic tests | Seismic loads | Highway and road design | Deformation (mechanics) | Tunnels | Load tests
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