ADAMA Software has released update 13.1 for their Mechanically Stabilized Earth retaining wall design software, MSEW 3.0 as of August 30, 2011. Some of the design methodology changes in the 2009 FHWA manual for MSE walls were implemented in Update 13, as well as a few corrections related to true bridge abutments and other bug fixes.
Norcross, Georgia, January 23, 2009 – Dataforensics, maker of geotechnical data management software, and Carlos Fernandez Tadeo & Asociados (CFT& Asoc), a Spanish-based pile geotechnical consultant, are pleased to announce a distribution agreement. CFT & Asoc has been granted exclusive rights to represent Dataforensics’ data management software applications PLog Enterprise, PLog and RAPID CPT in Spain and Portugal.
Dataforensics’ software applications facilitate data management within geotechnical and geoenvironmental engineering from field data collection to reporting through archiving and reuse of data. [Editor] Click through for the rest of the press release. [/Editor]
In the May 2007 edition of Foundation Drilling Magazine, a publication of the Association of Drilled Shaft Contractors (ADSC), Silas Nichols, PE of the Federal Highway Administraton provided a summary of the FHWA’s role in providing guidance on drilled shaft design and construction over the years through research funding, publications and involvement in AASHTO and other agencies. Also in the article is an overview of upcoming updates to AASHTO codes, and FHWA publications. Read on for more details.