Alejano LR, Alonso E, Rodriguez-Dono A, Fdez-Manin G, Application of the convergence-confinement method to tunnels in rock masses exhibiting Hoek–Brown strain-softening behaviour. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences. 2010, 47: 150-160.
Alejano LR, Alonso E, Considerations of the dilatancy angle in rocks and rock masses. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 42 (4), 2005, 481-507.
Alejano LR, Rodriguez-Dono A, Alonso E, Fdez-Manin G, Ground reaction curves for tunnels excavated in different quality rock masses showing several types of post-failure behavior, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 2009, 24:689-705.
Alonso E, Alejano LR, Varas F, Fdez-Manin G, Carranza-Torres C, Ground response curves for rock masses exhibiting strain softening behavior. International journal for numerical and analytical methods in geomechanics. 27, 2003, 1153-1185.
Brown ET, Bray JW, Ladanyi B, Hoek E. Ground response curves for rock tunnels, Journal of Geotechnical Engineering, 1983, 109, 15-39.
Carranza-Torres C, Fairhurst C, The elasto-plastic response of underground excavations in rock masses that satisfy the Hoek-Brown failure criterion, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences,1999, 36 (5), 777-809.
Cai M, Kaiser PK, Uno H, Tasaka Y, Minamic M, Estimation of rock mass deformation modulus and strength of jointed rock masses using the GSI system, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Science, 2004, 41 (1), 3-19.
Cai M, Kaiser PK, Tasakab Y, Minamic M, Determination of residual strength parameters of jointed rock masses using the GSI system, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2007, 44, 247-65.
Gonzalez-Cao J, Varas F, Bastante FG, Alejano LR, Ground reaction curves for circular excavations in non-homogeneous, axisymmetric strain-softening rock masses, Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, 2013, 5, 431-442.
Hoek E, Brown ET, Underground Excavations in Rock, the Institution of Mining and Metallurgy, London, 1980.
Hoek E, Carranza-Torres CT, Corkum B, Hoek-Brown failure criterion-2002 edition. In: Proceedings of the fifth North American rock mechanics symposium, Toronto, Canada, vol. 1, 2002, 267-73.
Hoek E, Diederichs MS, Empirical estimates of rock mass modulus, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2006, 43, 203-15.
Lee Y-K, Pietruszczak S, A new numerical procedure for elasto-plastic analysis of a circular opening excavated in a strain-softening rock mass. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology. 2008; 23:588-599.
Marinos P, Hoek E, GSI-A geologically friendly tool for rock mass strength estimation. In ISRM international symposium, International Society for Rock Mechanics, Melbourne, 2000.
Park KH, Kim YJ, Analytical solution for a circular opening in an elastic-brittle-plastic rock. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2006, 43, 616-622.
Park KH, Bituporn T, Lee J-G, A simple procedure for ground response curve of circular tunnel in elastic-strain softening rock masses, Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology 2006; 43, 616-622.
Ranjbarnia M, Fahimifar A, Oreste P, Analysis of non-linear strain-softening behavior around tunnels. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers-Geotechnical Engineering, 2014, 168:16-30.
Sharan SK, Elastic-brittle-plastic analysis of circular openings in Hoek-Brown media. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 2003, 40, 817-24.
Sharan SK, Exact and approximate solutions for displacements around circular openings in elastic–brittle-plastic Hoek-Brown rock. International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences 2005, 42, 542-9.
Wang Y, Ground response of circular tunnel in poorly consolidated rock Journal of Geotechnical Engineering 1996, 122, 703-8.
Wang S, Yin X, Tang H, Ge X, A new approach for analyzing circular tunnel in strain-softening rock masses, International Journal of Rock Mechanics and Mining Sciences, 2010, 47, 170-178.