Engineering

Engineering

Basic Configuration of Sheet Pile Design Analysis

by Don C. Warrington, PhD, P.E., University of Tennessee at Chattanooga Introduction Sheet pile design and analysis is an important part of geotechnical engineering, and is well documented in publications such as Sheet Pile Design by Pile Buck.  The advent of software such as SPW 911 has made executing this […]

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Landslide Mitigation Techniques 

View the complete article here. Landslides kill 30-50 people each year in the United States. According to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), they also result in 3 billion dollars in damage annually. Construction managers should be aware of what causes landslides and what can be done to prevent them. We […]

Engineering

Soil Mechanics Guide Part II

View the complete article here. Presentation of Geotechnical Information You will compile all the data collected from the subsurface investigation and analysis into a geotechnical report. The purpose of the report is to present the data collected in a clear manner. The format and contents of the geotechnical report are […]