Conceterating on Artificial Ground Freezing; a versatile solution for water tightness and temporary soil structure, the first British Tunnelling Society meeting of 2024 will be held on Thursday 18th January 2024 at 18:00 hrs and institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) – One Great George Street, Westminster, London SW1P 3AA is due to host this event.
Discuss about the ground freezing process and techniques, and presenting a case study of its application on Metro Line 14 – Clichy Saint-Ouen, Paris will be up to SYSTRA.
Following introducing the ground freezing process and associated techniques; a review of the main design parameters as well as basic rules of thumbs will be discussed.
Additionally, a number of projects showing the versatile use of the method will be presented, and a specific project in urban conditions with high constrains due to railway proximity will be detailed, all along the duration of the project with interesting measured data.
Christian Gilbert – Director of Structures and Civil Engineering, SYSTRA
Non-members are more than welcome to attend the event in-person.
Tea & coffee will be served from 17:30 hrs onwards.
Post-lecture drinks and food will be served at the ICE bar. The drinks are sponsored by SYSTRA, and the food is sponsored by TunnelSkills.
Full details can be found here.