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Request for Proposals For Open Access Content Creation

Since its inception, Geoengineer.org has been a leader in the creation and dissemination of open access content that can advance globally geotechnical engineering research and practice. To that end,...

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Submit your geotechnical project for the Year in Infrastructure (YII) 2020 Awards

The Year in Infrastructure 2020 Conference, to be held from October 12-15 in Vancouver Conversion Centre will conclude with the Year in Infrastructure 2020 Awards gala and ceremony, where the winners...

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M 5.7 struck Turkey and Iran: At least 9 people dead

A M 5.7 earthquake hit Turkey near the border with Iran resulting in at least 9 fatalities including 3 children. The incident occurred at 9:23 a.m. local time on February 23, 2020. The temblor struck...

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Soil Consolidation

What is Soil Consolidation? Soil Consolidation refers to the process in which the volume of a saturated (partially or fully) soil decreases due to an applied stress. The term was introduced by Karl...

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Study suggests the construction of 2 vast dams in the North Sea to protect Europe from floods

According to scientists, as seawater level rises due to climate change, a plan to address flooding in northern Europe is to construct 2 vast dams in the North Sea. A new study, which will be publishe...

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Keller Poland participated in the expansion of one of Europe’s busiest ports

Keller Poland has completed its first marine combi-wall project in Gdansk Port, Poland, helping with the expansion of one of Europe’s busiest ports. Gdansk port on the southern side of the Baltic Sea...

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Release of PLAXIS MoDeTo CONNECT Edition V20

PLAXIS MoDeTo introduced an enhanced design method for monopile foundations. It transfers the results of the PISA Research Project to daily engineering practice. PLAXIS MoDeTo enables dramatic reduct...

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Explore NovoTech's software and get 35% off your next purchase!

Novo Tech designs affordable software tools that augment engineering judgment. They bring geotechnical software tools to the next level by implementing an application framework with the capability to...

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The New Humboldt Catalog is Here!

Humboldt Mfg. Co., located in the United States, is a long-standing, leading manufacturer and supplier of testing equipment used for evaluating construction and civil engineering materials. Humboldt'...

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Keller completed earth retention and foundation works in challenging soil profiles for a luxury aged care facility

The growth in demand for aged care facilities in Australia has led to an increase in private developers entering the market. One such developer is Oryx Communities, which is building luxury aged care...

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A Rare Film of Karl Terzaghi featuring also Casagrande, Ruth Terzaghi, Schaffernak, and Forchheimer

Geoengineer.org is extremely pleased to make available to what is, to date, a rare film featuring Karl & Ruth Terzaghi and colleagues. The original material was provided by Prof. Bengt H. Felle...

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James A. Cheney (1927 - 2019)

2 February 1927 – 22 November 2019 The following obituary is distributed through the United States Universities Council on Geotechnical Education and Research (USUCGER) by Prof. Bruce Kutter of UC...

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Unconfined Compression Test

The Unconfined Compression Test is a laboratory test used to derive the Unconfirmed Compressive Strength (UCS) of a rock specimen. Unconfirmed Compressive Strength (UCS) stands for the maximum axia...

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A Rare Film of Karl Terzaghi featuring also Casagrande, Ruth Terzaghi, Schaffernak, and Forchheimer

Geoengineer.org is extremely pleased to make available to what is, to date, a rare film featuring Karl & Ruth Terzaghi and colleagues. The original material was provided by Prof. Bengt H. Felle...

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Photo of the 1st International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering that was held in 1936 in Harvard

This is a photo of the attendees of the 1st International Conference on Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering that was held in 1936 in Harvard. This high-resolution photo was re-published in t...

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Guajataca Dam Spillway Failure

Contributed by: Alesandra C. Morales-Vélez (Assistant Professor, Department of Civil Engineering at UPRM). Hurricanes Irma and María were classified as category 5 hurricanes on the Saffir-Simpson hu...

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Bull’s Liver Soil

This is a video of rock flour, also known as Bull’s liver. Although it is fine grained, and is commonly confused to be clayey, it is essentially a silt, with particles of quartz grounded to small s...

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Reliability of Shallow Foundation Design Using the Standard Penetration Test

Download paper, available by permission of the publisher. Reference: Zekkos, D.P., Bray, J.D., Der Kiureghian, A. (2004), “Reliability of shallow foundation design using the standard penetration test...

numerical modelling of full height panel walls

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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...