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Dam Project in China to Be World’s Largest Robotic 3D Print

China is poised to build a hydropower dam in two years using artificial intelligence, construction robots, and zero human labor, the South China Morning Post first reported on Sunday, citing a paper...

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Comparison of Residential Foundation Repair / Remediation options

CHANCE Foundation Solutions Engineer Shawn Downey compiled a comparison of foundation repair options to help homeowners weigh the pros and cons of various solutions. Your home is a significant invest...

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Osito Canyon Landslide Stabilization Project

Slide events are common in Osito Canyon in the Angeles National Forest. During heavy rains in 2005 , an approximately 900 ft long landslide occurred along the historic Old Ridge Route overlooking the...

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New release PLAXIS CONNECT Edition V22 Update 1 is out!

In this latest minor release for PLAXIS 2D, PLAXIS 3D and Monopile Designer Bentley Systems introduced the discontinuity element in PLAXIS 3D, improved scripting support, did some CAD import improvem...

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San Francisco’s troubled Millennium Tower continues to sink

The iconic 58-storey residential building known as Millennium Tower at the city of San Francisco continues to sink despite a 100 million dollars fixing program has been implemented to fix it. The...

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Historic Remediation with Helical Piles

Chance Foundation Solutions was faced with the challenge to upgrade the foundation of an existing historical building for Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department Biscailuz Training Center and bring...

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Keller Deep Foundations Project at P&H Inland Grain Terminal

Keller designed and constructed a deep foundations solution for a new grain terminal, overcoming the challenges of changing weather conditions. As part of the larger P&H National Grain Asset Net...

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ISSMGE honours PLAXIS innovation

PLAXIS geotechnical analysis software has been named as Outstanding Innovation Award winner at the 20th International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering (ICSMGE) in Sydney. PL...

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Rocscience | Embracing Innovation: Seamless Integration Between RocFall2 and RocFall3

The thoughts behind integrating Rocscience’s dynamic rockfall analysis programs RocFall2 is a leading program for rockfall modeling & analysis used by engineers around the world to help mitigate...

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Keller acquires GKM

Acquisition of GKM Consultants further strengthens Keller’s geotechnical monitoring expertise and solutions. Keller North America (Keller) announces the acquisition of GKM Consultants Inc., an instr...

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Geotechnical Engineers can now publish technical related content on GeoWorld, get DOIs, and reach thousands of geo-professionals

GeoWorld, the professional networking platform for geotechnical engineers, recently launched a brand-new resources section, which expands the classic blog functionality. It is now possible for every...

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Geotechnical Engineering Practice in the Mycenaen Civilization (1600-1100 BC)

by Dimitrios Zekkos, John Manousakis, Adda G. Athanasopoulos Reference: Zekkos, D., Manousakis, J., Athanasopoulos, A. (2005), “Geotechnical engineering practice in the Mycenaean Civilization (1600...

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Buchanan Lecture 2021: video available

The following material has been provided by ASCE President and Distinguished Professor and Buchanan Chair Holder Jean-Louis Briaud of Texas A&M University. The 2021 Buchanan Lecture, held on Nove...

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New ISSMGE TC304 Course on “Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering” by Dr. Jie Zhang

Professor Jie Zhang of Tongji University (China) is delivering a course on Probability Analysis in Civil Engineering under the auspices of the Virtual University of the International Society of Soil...

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In Memoriam: Distinguished Professor Paul G. Marinos (1944-2021)

The following obituary was prepared and presented by the International Association for Engineering Geology and the Environment (IAEG). May the earth be light to you, rest in peace Prof. Paul Mari...

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Numerical Modelling: The Soft-Soil and Soft-Soil Creep Model

The following was prepared by Dr. Ronald B.J. Brinkgreve, and first presented by Virtuosity. The term ‘soft soil’ is associated with fine-grained soils (mostly normally-consolidated clays). For examp...

UCS test of rock

By Avishek Shrestha, 05 Apr 2022

Dynamic analysis with PLAXIS 3D

By Faezeh Rojan Maghsoodifar, 29 Mar 2022

foundation

By Alexander Apochi George, 11 Mar 2022

Books

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2021 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 23,000+ professionals and 1,000+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network fo...

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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...