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Development of Underground Structures
Submission Deadline: Aug. 20, 2020

This special issue currently is open for paper submission and guest editor application.

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Lead Guest Editor
Yang Chen
School of Resources and Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, Shenyang, Liaoning, China
Guest Editors
  • Jian-Yong Han
    School of Civil and Construction Engineering, Shandong Jianzhu University, Jinan, Shandong, China
  • Peng-Jiao Jia
    Department of Civil, Environmental and Architectural Engineering, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
  • Xin Xie
    School of Civil Engineering, Tongji University, Shanghai, China
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Manuscripts can be submitted until the expiry of the deadline. Submissions must be previously unpublished and may not be under consideration elsewhere.
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This special issue respect to the Development of Underground Structures including interdisciplinary aspects of planning, construction as well as operation of underground space and facilities. The special issue covers a very wide scope of underground space and underground construction, including geo-investigation, geomechanics, numerical modeling of underground construction but not limited to construction of underground structures. All papers on the topic within the scope of the special issue are welcomed. Papers submitted should be original research or case studies on the aims and scopes below.
Aims and Scope:
  1. Planning and development of underground structures
  2. Operation and maintenance of underground structures
  3. The stress or ground movement during underground structure construction
  4. Trenchless technology
  5. Geoenvironmental study during underground construction
  6. Advanced technology in underground structure monitoring
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