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Geotechnical Engineering finalists for the Year in Infrastructure 2020 by Bentley Systems

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading global provider of comprehensive software and digital twins services for advancing the design, construction, and operations of infrastructure, announced the...

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New scenario about the formation of Central Alps

Scientists at ETH Zurich have developed a new model that simulates the development of the central Alps. The findings of the study were recently published in the journal Geophysical Review Letters. Th...

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Soil Subgrade Reaction in Rigid Foundations

Introduction For rigid foundations, the analytical solutions of the elastic half-space approach are presented. A linear stress distribution is assumed, thus, whether the soil substratum is cohesive...

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Many regions prone to landsliding in California due to the impact of wildfires

The scorched earth that will be left behind once the California wildfires are put out may become prone to massive landslides. The wildfire season in California consists of numerous wildfires. Accordi...

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Whaley Bridge dam: The spillway that partially collapsed is replaced

The spillway of Whaley Bridge dam which partially collapsed last year will soon be replaced. Whaley Bridge dam is situated in Toddbrook Reservoir about 23 kilometers southwestern of Manchester in Eng...

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Bentley System announces availability of OpenGround Cloud: The secure, cloud-based collaboration platform for geotechnical data management

Bentley Systems, Incorporated, has announced the availability of OpenGround Cloud, a new cloud service that enables geotechnical professionals to access reliable geotechnical data for better engineer...

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Cloud-Based Remote Thermal Integrity Profiling

Pile Dynamics remote testing technologies for the deep foundation industry help keep projects moving safely during the pandemic. The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all industries worldwide including...

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Advantages of pseudo-3D consolidation analysis with SVSOLID, SVFLUX

Tailings Management Facilities (TMFs) require the numerical modeling of large-strain consolidation to represent the release of water with time. Such numerical modeling in the state of practice has tr...

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New freeware on stress and settlement modelling

One of the first things geotechnical engineers learn in foundation engineering is stress distribution under the footings and/or behind retaining walls. We have all learned about stress bulb going to...

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Helical pile solution for environmentally sensitive areas

A key benefit of Hubbell's helical piles is the ability to install them in environmentally sensitive areas. CHANCE® Foundation Solutions, a Hubbell's Company, has developed helical piles that are pre...

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A list of Videos on Laboratory Testing to support Online Instruction

Introduction In the wake of the continuing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease, and the concerns of the health, safety and well-being of the communities at academic institutions around t...

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3D Modeling of Soil-Foundation-Structure Interaction: Case History at Fly Ash Silo, Maasvlakte Rotterdam

Note: This Case History was first presented in Plaxis Bulletin, Autumn issue 2013, by L.F.J. Bekken, and W.A. Nohl, Fugro GeoServices B.V., Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The initial publication can b...

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Soil Subgrade Reaction

Introduction The interaction between a foundation system and the underlying ground is the defining factor of the stress-dependent behavior of the subgrade soil, also known as soil subgrade react...

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Slope Inclinometers

Introduction Geotechnical instrumentation is a critical part of every construction project as it provides vital information about the in-situ behavior of the ground. Instrumentation met...

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Splitting Tensile Strength Test (Brazilian)

Introduction The Brazilian Test is a laboratory test conducted in rock mechanics to indirectly determine the tensile strength of rocks. The tensile strength of rock materials is an import...

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Point Load Test

Introduction Point Load (PL) is a test that aims at characterizing rock materials in terms of strength. It is an index test, meaning that it can be performed relatively quickly and without the...

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A list of Videos on Laboratory Testing to support Online Instruction

Introduction In the wake of the continuing spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Disease, and the concerns of the health, safety and well-being of the communities at academic institutions around t...

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Measurement of Specific Gravity of Soils

Introduction Soil is a three-phase material that consists of solid particles and voids which are filled with water and air. The specific gravity (GS) of a soil refers to the ratio of the solid part...

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2020 Geotechnical Business Directory

This unique annual business directory includes 20,000+ professionals and 900+ companies and organizations in the geotechnical engineering profession. Powered by GeoWorld, the professional network for...

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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...