Assessment of Ground Movement for a Deep Excavation in Soft Marine Clay

Sogol Fallah


Dr Sogol Fallah is currently a project engineer in Arup where she is involved in a range of projects including Marieholm tunnel, Dublin port, and M11 highway. Sogol has a PhD degree in geotechnical engineering from University College Dublin, and a MSc and BSc in Geotechnical and Civil Engineering from Sharif University, Iran. Sogol has had several occasional lecturing experience since 2014 at UCD including Soil Structure interaction for final year students and also Structural Analysis, Design and Specification for third-year students.


This paper compares the results of finite element analysis of ground movements and measured ground movements during construction of immersed tube tunnel. The tunnel consists of three 102 m immersed tunnel (IMT) elements. The... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Sogol Fallah (Arup)
  2. Patrick Casey (Arup)
  3. Paul Sweeney (Arup)

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