The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site

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The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site. / Li, Xiang Ling; Bastiaens, Wim; Bernier, Frédéric.

EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics;. Vol. 1 London, British Indian Ocean Territory, 2006. p. 467-472 (Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earthe Sciences).

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Li, XL, Bastiaens, W & Bernier, F 2006, The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site. in EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics;. vol. 1, Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earthe Sciences, London, British Indian Ocean Territory, pp. 467-472, EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics;, Liège, Belgium, 2006-05-09.

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Li, X. L., Bastiaens, W., & Bernier, F. (2006). The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site. In EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics; (Vol. 1, pp. 467-472). (Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earthe Sciences)..

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Li XL, Bastiaens W, Bernier F. The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site. In EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics;. Vol. 1. London, British Indian Ocean Territory. 2006. p. 467-472. (Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earthe Sciences).

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Li, Xiang Ling ; Bastiaens, Wim ; Bernier, Frédéric. / The hydromechanical behaviour of the Boom Clay observed during excavation of the connecting gallery at Mol site. EUROCK 2006, Multiphysics coupling and long term behaviour in rock mechanics;. Vol. 1 London, British Indian Ocean Territory, 2006. pp. 467-472 (Proceedings and Monographs in Engineering, Water and Earthe Sciences).

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