braced excavation

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1. The removal of earth from its natural position.
2. The cavity resulting from the removal of earth.
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For permanent braced excavation, this value would be problematic; however.
A comprehensive study on the influence of different excavation depths for two stages [h.sub.1] and [h.sub.2] on the performance of the braced excavation was carried out.
Braced excavation in soft ground-southeast Asia, in International Symposia on Underground Construction in Soft Ground, New Delhi, 1994, 29-32.