Estimation of Consolidation Properties of Clay from Field Observations
Analyses to obtain theoretical time-settlement curves for embankments typically make use of soil properties measured in the laboratory on small disturbed samples subject to strain rates...

Finite Difference Analyses for Sand Drain Problems
The geotechnical literature contains a number of papers in which sand drain installations are described and field performance is compared with theoretical predictions. Some of the field...

A Solution for Wind-Induced Vortex-Shedding Vibration of the Harmony and Heritage Platforms During Transpacific Tow
This paper describes the results of an advanced procedure for analyzing wind-induced vortex-shedding vibration (VSV) which was used for the transpacific tows of the Harmony and Heritage...

Case Study of Offshore Pile System Reliability
This paper presents the results of research effort to evaluate the reliability of offshore pile foundation systems. It is an extension of previous work by the authors [14] dealing with...

Managing Geotechnical Assets to Improve Highway System Performance
As geoprofessionals, we have a great opportunity to look at our work in new ways and to show its value to others. Highway agencies are looking to get the most from their assets and with...

Risk-based Methods for Geotechnical Features in Transportation Asset Management
The purpose of asset management is to meet life cycle performance goals through the management of assets in the most cost-effective manner. In developing risk-based, asset management plans...

The Transbay Transit Center: Breaking New Ground in Urban Geotechnics
A building boom centered around the construction of the new Transbay Transit Center (TTC) is transforming the South of Market neighborhood in downtown San Francisco, newly dubbed the Transbay...

Ground Freezing in a Congested Urban Area
Artificial ground freezing is a method of providing temporary earth support and ground water control for deep excavations and tunnels. The technique has been used for over 100 years in...

Transbay Transit Center: Innovations in Automated Monitoring
The new Transbay Transit Center will include a multimodal terminal serving 11 transit systems and future high-speed rail from San Francisco to Los Angeles/Anaheim. This is an ambitious,...

The Dirt on Your Future Employees: Undergraduate Education in the U.S.

The Soil-Rock Boundary: What Is It and Where Is It?

Discussion of San Jacinto Monument Case History by Jean-Louis Briaud, Jennifer Nicks, Keunyoung Rhee, and Gregory Stieben

Response to Sea Level Rise in Coastal Communities: A Virginia Case Study

GeoHunan 2011
GeoHunan 2011 contain Geotechnical Special Publications nos. 212-223. These 12 Geotechnical Special Publications consists of 361 papers on geotechnical engineering for transportation infrastructure...

Cooling by Ocean Water: Model/Field Comparison

Longshore Transport of Sand and Beach Nourishment

Common Connections: Lessons Learned on Italy's High Speed Rail Networks

ISO 9001 Certification—A Case Study

Dewatering Case History in Florida
(Originally published in Journal of the Construction Division, 1974, 100(3), 377-393.)...

Bridge Assessment: A Case History

 

 

 

 

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