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...

Practical Aspects Of Routine Geotechnical Site Investigations — They Should Be Anything But Boring!
It’s likely that on any given day there are hundreds of geotechnical site investigations in progress in North America alone. While many of these investigations are carried out in support of large projects,...

Pay Now, Or Pay Later — Using A Risk-Informed Mindset for Site Investigation Decisions
How much subsurface investigation is adequate to aid in the planning and design of a construction project? It’s a question every geo-professional must grapple with, particularly in an era where cost efficiency...

Site Constraints Complicate a Bulkhead Replacement: It Takes a Team to Overcome the Challenges
North American Aggregates (NAA), a leading supplier of aggregates in the New York area, recently constructed a new processing facility in Perth Amboy, NJ. One of the final components of the new facility...

Beyond the Water’s Edge: Geotechnics in the Wet
Gaining insight into the subsurface and developing an understanding of what’s hidden below ground is a key to the design and construction process. Geotechnical engineers and geologists often develop their...

The Past and Future City: How Historic Preservation is Reviving America’s Communities, By Stephanie Meeks. Washington, D.C.: Island Press, 2016

Detailed Site Investigations
This section addresses site investigation issues that are important for detailed design and construction of microtunneling projects. These site investigations include the following: Geotechnical...

The Joint Industry Development of a Recommended Practice for the Site Specific Assessment of Mobile Jackup Units
The mobile self-elevating (drilling) unit, or jack-up, has been central to the exploration and development of offshore oil and gas reserves. In recent years there has been an increased...

A Light in the Deep: The Future of Offshore Site Investigations
For deep-water energy developments, hazard identification and risk assessments (that is, assessing the probability of occurrence along with the consequences of failure) are more important...

A Historical Review of the Geotechnical Offshore Site Investigation Practice

The Geotechnics of Converting Waste Sites to Renewable Energy Sites

Estimating Representative Geotechnical Properties of Municipal Solid Waste

A Vision for Urban Water and Wastewater Management in 2050

Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste
The Journal of Hazardous, Toxic, and Radioactive Waste publishes articles relating to the allied engineering and scientific disciplines involved in the environmental aspects of the management of hazardous,...

Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice
The Journal of Pipeline Systems Engineering and Practice is a professional, authoritative technical resource that reports on a broad range of topics pertaining to the planning, engineering, design, construction,...

Garbage In, Garbage Out: Solving the Problems with Long-Distance Trash Transport; By Vivian E. Thomson. Charlottesville, Virginia: University of Virginia Press, 2009.

Effects of Climate Change on Mine Waste Disposal in the Arctic

Journal of Legal Affairs and Dispute Resolution in Engineering and Construction
The Journal accepts papers and articles spanning legal issues and litigation pertaining to all areas of engineering and construction, including contract law and interpretation; professional liability and...

Women in Engineering
Pioneers and Trailblazers
Women in Engineering: Pioneers and Trailblazers introduces the visionary women who opened the door for today's female engineers....

Groundwater Flow Model Development at the Nevada Test Site
The Underground Test Area Project (UGTA) of the National Nuclear Security Administration.s Nevada Site Office is in the process of assessing and developing regulatory decision options...

 

 

 

 

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