Judgment and Innovation: The Heritage and Future of the Geotechnical Engineering Profession

by Francisco Silva, Cambridge, MA,
Edward Kavazanjian, Jr., Huntington Beach, CA,

American Society of Civil Engineers, Reston, VA
978-0-7844-0537-6 (ISBN-13) | 0-7844-0537-9 (ISBN-10), 2000, Soft Cover, Pg. ix, 133
978-0-7844-7944-5 (ISBN-13) | 2000, PDF
5.5 x 8.5 in
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GSP Geotechnical Special Publication (GSP) 111
Conference information: Geo-Congress '98 | Boston, Massachusetts, United States | October 18-21, 1998

Document Type: Book - Proceedings


This book contains six papers of timeless value from some of the most experienced leaders of the geotechnical engineering profession. The papers reflect over 250 years of collective geotechnical engineering experience. Paper topics include historic and futurist views of the profession, strength and slope stability analysis, internal erosion and piping, field and laboratory measurements in geotechnical engineering, and geoenvironmental engineering and its impact on geotechnical practice.

Subject Headings: Geotechnical engineering | Engineering profession | Piping erosion | Geotechnical investigation | Engineering history | Value engineering | Slope stability


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