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The phenomenon of Quick Clays

Introduction Quick clay refers to a specific type of clayey material that experiences a significant loss of strength when it is disturbed. Quick clays are glaciomarine formations that can be...

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Monitoring Dam Break Simulation Experiment with GINTEC Array Displacement Meter

GINTEC conducted a national dam-break simulation experiment utilizing the new GINTEC Array Displacement Meter ADM deformation monitor system. The purpose of the experiment was to simulate an earth da...

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Keller is taking a lead role on a Miami transport project

Keller will participate in a Miami project in which, for the first time in 50 years, auger cast piles will be utilized. The $800 million Signature Bridge is part of a major regeneration plan in Mia...

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History of the Hoover Dam

Introduction Hoover Dam is the tallest arch dam constructed in the United States and forms one of the largest artificial reservoirs worldwide. The facility was initially named Boulder Dam but the...

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GRL Engineer’s Pennsylvania Office Provides Remote Testing Services to Help Meet Construction Project Timelines

GRL Engineers, Inc. has provided reliable testing services and analyses in the deep foundations industry for over 40 years. Known for quick response-time, the engineering firm covers testing througho...

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History of Torque Correlation (Kt) Factor

Gary Seider, Engineering Manager at Hubbell Power Systems, recently posted an interesting story on CHANCE® Foundation Solutions Blog about the origin and development of the Torque Correlation (Kt) Fa...

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Keller completes its first Vibro Concrete Column project in Singapore

Keller has completed its first-ever vibro concrete column (VCC) project in Singapore, opening a new market in the country. Vibro concrete columns can be used in a variety of soils to reduce settlemen...

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GEO5 2020 Spring Update

Fine Software Spring Update brings more than 30 improvements across all GEO5 programs and introduces new engineering manuals. Make sure to visit their spring update page to download the new engineeri...

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A Standard Penetration Test (SPT) Correlations Software with more than 300 SPT correlations

NovoTech has gone through more than 70 published papers and geotechnical reference books to collect over 300 SPT correlations with 20 soil properties, correction factors, bearing capacity, and settle...

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The Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference is Going Digital

Bentley Systems’ Year in Infrastructure Conference is Going Digital for the first time ever in 2020! This new digital format will bring together, now for a broader global community, the thought leade...

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Keller teams keep infrastructure projects alive despite the COVID-19 outburst

Keller teams across the world are doing everything they can to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and keep projects running safely wherever possible. In certain cases, Keller Colleagues...

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What is Geotechnical Engineering?

Geotechnical Engineering has been - throughout the years - an often overlooked but nonetheless integral part of human endeavors towards progress. Everything around us is supported by soil or rock and...

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Triaxial Compression Test in Rock

Introduction Triaxial tests are widely used in geotechnical engineering both in soil and rock mechanics. Specimens are axially loaded to failure while a confining pressure is constantly applied. A...

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EERI Webinar: Case Studies of Financial Decision-Making using Near Real time Post Earthquake Information, by Dr. David J. Wald

In a 2019 webinar, offered by the Earthquake Engineering Research Institute (EERI) Young Members Committee, Dr. David J. Wald, Seismologist at the U.S. Geological Survey, explains how several newly d...

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Direct Shear Test

Introduction The Direct Shear Test is an experimental procedure conducted in geotechnical engineering practice and research that aims to determine the shear strength of soil materials. Shear str...

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Limit State Design Framework for Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures - Burmister Lecture 2020, by Prof. Dov Leshchinsky

For the 2020 Burmister Lecture, Emeritus Professor Dov  Leshchinsky of University of Delaware focuses on Limit State Stability Analysis of Geosynthetic Reinforced Structures. In this one-hour long...

laterite stabilization with a geopolymer binder

25 Jun 2020

Graduate Internship

By Stephen Morakinyo Adeyinka, 14 Jun 2020

Soft Soil Stabilization

By Afnan Ahmad, 01 Jan 2020

Books

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2019 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 9,000+ professionals and 700+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network for g...

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Practical Soil Dynamics

The objective of this book is to fill some of the gaps in the existing engineering codes and standards related to soil dynamics, concerning issues in earthquake engineering and ground vibrations, by...

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Practical Guide to Green Technology for Ground Engineering

Over the last 50 years there has been rapid development of construction techniques, analytical methods and materials for use in ground engineering. One of the major techniques which has been developed...