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<p>The purpose of this manual is to guide districts in geotechnical investigation and design for project development. Recommendations, background information, and examples for geotechnical designs are available on the TxDOT website.</p>
 
The purpose of this manual is to provide Geotechnical Engineers guidance to expected procedures when performing geotechnical investigations, analysis, and reporting for the Nebraska Department of Roads (NDOR). This manual is intended to provide general guidelines ...
Filed under: Soil Mechanics -  Earthworks
Reference: NDOR, GEOTECHNICAL POLICIES AND PROCEDURES MANUAL, 2012
<p>Soil investigation was carried out at a proposed dam site across River Ome in Ago Iwoye, southwestern Nigeria to investigate the depth to bedrock, possible geologic structures, foundation conditions of the dam axis, abutments and choice of best location ...
Reference: Journal of Science and Technology Volume 1 No. 6, June, 2012
Geophysical investigation involving the electrical resistivity method has been undertaken along three proposed dam axes trending NNW-SSE (335° WCB) across ENE to WSW flowing Owuruwuru River at Ikere Ekiti Southwestern Nigeria. The study is aimed at evaluating ...
Reference: Journal of Geology and Mining Research Vol. 3(12), pp. 325-340, December 2011
This research presents the correlation of undrained shear strength based on the cone resistance from the cone penetration test (CPT) for clayey soils in Indiana. It utilized the field cone penetration test program including the CPT, the index test, the one ...
Reference: FHWA/IN/JTRP-2010/07
Kolkata, a megapolis having very high population density and large population living in extremely crowded and congested high rise building is located in a region of quite high seismic activity. Further as the area around Kolkata is situated on the east bank ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA
The location of a decline shaft portal can have far reaching implications if the geotechnical conditions are not suited for safe and cost effective excavation. Ideally the portal should be positioned in an area where the excavation requires minimal support ...
Filed under: Tunnel Engineering -  Shafts
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Geotechnical report is a tool used to communicate the site conditions, design and construction recommendations. The importance of adequate site investigation and preparation of comprehensive geotechnical report cannot be over emphasized. Reliability of the ...
Reference: IGC 2009, Guntur, INDIA
<p>The increased use of underground space for transportation systems and the increasing complexity and constraints of constructing and maintaining above ground transportation infrastructure have prompted the need to develop this technical manual. This FHWA ...
Reference: Publication No. FHWA-NHI-10-034, December 2009
Surtees Bridge, which carries the A66(T) over the River Tees near Thornaby-on-Tees in the UK, has been showing signs of distress that predate its opening in 1981. Subsequent investigations have shown that the bridge distress is related to unexpectedly large ...
Reference: Geotechnical Engineering 161, April 2008, Issue GE2, Pages 63–74