Master’s theses Master's theses supervised by H.H. Einstein

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Gupta, Ajay (1993). Performance prediction and conceptual design of a continuous tunnel boring machine. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/12154

Masuda, Toru (1993). Behavior of deep excavation with diaphragm wall. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/12172

Yu, Xiaomeng (1993). Stochastic modeling of rock fracture geometry. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/12176

Brito, Jaime Francisco (1994). Computer aided design of circular tunnels using analysis and knowledge-based rules. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/12103

Nuccitelli, Saul Augustine (1994). Design education – theories and practice. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/12309

Aoyagi, Takahiro (1995). Representing settlement for soft ground tunneling. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/35037

Chen, Shusheng (1995). The horizontal pre-support in tunnels. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/36992

Essiam, Albert K (1995). Risk assessment for contaiminated sites. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/11555

Ivanova, Violeta Mintcheva (1995). Three-dimensional stochastic modeling of rock fracture systems. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/11810

Kelley, Gail Sandra (1995). Concrete lining system for the continuous tunnel boring machine. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/11811

McBrearty, Daniel (1995). Fracture flow as influenced by geologic features in the Aberjona Valley, Massachusetts. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/11813

Tien, Hsien-Jen (1996). A literature study of the arching effects. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/39056

Khokhlovich, Edward (1997). TBM performance study : influence of the rock properties on the failure occurance. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/42628

Muraki, Yoshinao (1997). The umbrella method in tunnelling. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/10740

Zhang, Lianyang (1997). Analysis and design of axially loaded drilled shafts socketed into rock. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/10493

Bush, Sarah (1998). Integrating engineering education. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/47457

Chen, Ann Sengong (1998). The swelling behavior of clay-sulfate rocks. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/50003

Hango, Jennifer Susan (1998). Further development of subsurface profiling and engineering geology software. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/51559

Martinez, Ariel Ruy (1999). Fracture coalescence in natural rocks”. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/79986

Meyer, Thomas (1999). Geologic stochastic modeling of rock fracture systems related to crustal faults. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/9317

To, Albert Chi Fu (1999). Lateral load capacity of drilled shafts in jointed rock. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/40018

Haas, Christoph (2000). Updating the “Decision Aids for Tunneling”. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/31090

Karam, Karim Semaan (2000). On rainfall-induced landslides : a deterministic approach. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/80940

Liakos, Alexios Leonidas (2000). Effect of soil consolidation on soil-lining interaction in tunnels. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/80943

Nussbaumer, Martin Manfred (2000). A comprehensive review on rock burst. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/80970

Aftias, Michalis Emmanouil (2001). Introducing basic structural engineering concepts through a web-based interactive learning environment. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/84250

Nikolinakou, Maria-Aikaterini (2001). Application of the geostatistical program NOMAD-KRIBS to geoenvironmental problems. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/84241

Kollarou, Christina (2002). Excavation materials handling in the Loetschberg Base Tunnel using Decision Aids for Tunneling (DAT). M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/8380

Locsin, Jean Louis Zuñiga (2002). Modeling rock fracture intersections : application in the Boston Area and estimation of the well-test flow dimension. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/84782

Min, Sangyoon (2003). The application of “Decision Aids for Tunneling (DAT)” to the Sucheon tunnel in Korea. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/34014

Suwansawat, Suchatvee (2003). Promoting the cooperation among contractors in the subway tunneling project in Bangkok using artificial neural networks. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://library.mit.edu/item/001157829

Karam, Jad S. (2005). Decision aids for tunnel exploration. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/33694

Miller, James Thomas (2008). Crack coalescence in granite. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/47771

Gonçalves da Silva, Bruno Miguel (2009). Modeling of crack initiation, propagation and coalescence in rocks. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/55156

Janeiro, Raymond Pinho (2009). The effect of inclusions in brittle material. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/51621

Brooks, Zenzile (2010). A nanomechanical investigation of the crack tip process zone of marble. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/60797

Chen, Yi-Ting (2011). Rainfall-induced Landslide Hazard Rating System. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/66858

Morgan, Stephen Philip (2011). The effect of complex inclusion geometries on fracture and crack coalescence behavior in brittle material. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/66868

Yost, Keith A. (2012). Decision analysis for geothermal energy. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/70417

Vargas Bustamante, Albalyra Geraldine (2014). The mechanical behavior of heavily overconsolidated resedimented Boston Blue Clay. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/82856

Vecchiarelli, Alessandra (2013). Application of the 3-D Hydro-Mechanical Model GEOFRAC in enhanced geothermal systems. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/82857

Li, Wei (2014). Numerical and analytical modeling of heat transfer between fluid and fractured rocks. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/90059

Kang, Hao (2015). Analyzing the size effect on fracture toughness of mortar through flattened Brazilian tests. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/101841

Li, Qiuyi Bing (2015). Acoustic emissions in hydraulic fracturing of Barre granite. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/99581

Meyer, Lillian Ruth (2015). Predicting corrosion on protected buried steel natural gas distribution pipelines. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/104331

AlDajani, Omar AbdulFattah (2017). TFracture and hydraulic fracture initiation, propagation and coalescence in shale. M.S. thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1721.1/109646