Your Numerical Model Begins at the Site Investigation � Phase Improving the Suitability of Numerical Geotechnical Modeling
The success of an advanced geotechnical numerical analysis depends foremost on a thorough geologic and geotechnical understanding of the site, and thus the geometric definition and adequacy of input parameters...

Researchers Decode Data-Driven Analysis and Visualization in Geotechnical Engineering Practice

Errata for "Moving Down the Road of Progress: Geosynthetics Subdue Failures on Expansive Clays and Frost-susceptible Soils"

Megaproject Monitoring by Satellite ? InSAR-based Settlement-time History: Measuring Hundreds of Thousands of Points, Several Times a Month, Across an Entire City
Satellite-based interferometric synthetic aperture radar, or InSAR, has gained unequivocal importance as a routine and precise monitoring method for large and small areas alike. Historical datasets allow...

Risk in Geotechnical Practice: Geotechnical Judgment
People use judgment in every aspect of their lives. We rely on our judgments to make decisions that can have consequences from small to large on ourselves and on others, sometimes with life-threatening...

Nebraska Dam Failure Highlights Dangers of Ice Runs, Report Says

Michigan Dam Failures Prompt Investigations, Lawsuits, and Safety Concerns

Advanced Data Analytics In Geotechnics: Adapting to the Big Data Era
Everyone is talking about the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) on the future of work. In one camp are people like the industrialist Elon Musk who fear the potential evils of AI and its possible impact...

Correction to "Highway Embankment Failure on Soft Clay � Bad Input = Bad Output"

Embankment, Dams, and Slopes (EDS) Technical Committee Performs Reconnaissance on Dam Failures

Tsunami Loads and Effects
Guide to the Tsunami Design Provisions of ASCE 7-16
The devastating tsunamis that struck Chile and Japan in 2010 and 2011 underscored the critical need for new structural design criteria to improve building resilience and safeguard human life. They also...

Spin, Spin, Spin
A scalable, vertical axis windmill tower with dynamic shutters that decrease wind loading on the structure has won an energy efficiency design contest....

Ethics is the Linchpin for Avoiding Failure

Innovation and Ideas against the Failure of Imagination

Poison Oak, Mistakes, and Lessons
When things go wrong in geotechnicalengineering ? like ground movements andearthwork construction delays ? failureinvestigations are often performed. In a typical geotechnical project, the path is relatively...

ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part A: Civil Engineering
The journal will meet the needs of the researchers and engineers to address risk, disaster and failure-related challenges due to many sources and types of uncertainty in planning, design, analysis, construction,...

Calibration of Jackup Leg Foundation Model Using Full-Scale Structural Measurements
The fitness of jack-up rigs to operate in varying water depths and weather conditions is determined by "site-specific" structural assessments. These assessments are conducted by a wide range of companies...

Heave Compensated Landing System - A Novel Tool for Subsea Intervention
This paper presents a new intervention system that allows the use of a low cost workboat to deploy and recover delicate payloads in subsea installations. Vessel motions are decoupled from the subsea package...

California Moves to Repair Oroville�s Damaged Spillways While Analyzing Causes of Failures

Deepwater Horizon: A Systems Analysis of the Macondo Disaster, By Earl Boebert and James M. Blossom. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2016

 

 

 

 

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