July was a busy month for a number of ASTM committees. Click through for a summary of last month’s revised and reapproved standards that are relevant to geotechnical engineering, materials testing, construction CQA, geosynthetics and related technologies.
UK structural and geotechnical engineers have long used the British Standard codes for design of railroad bridges. Those days are now gone as all rail structures are required to use the Eurocode. This article is […]
The principle behind GPS technology is relatively simple, you have a network of satellites where their location is known to a high degree of accuracy, and you have a way to determine the distance between […]
Wondering if you can use those Google Earth images in your report? How about your power point slideshow? What is Google Policy on using their Google Maps data for various purposes? Find the answers to […]
This is a nice little overview with Geofoam for people unfamiliar with the material and its applications. It was written by Mr. Nico Sutmoller with Insulfoam, who also contributed this article on a Geofoam project […]
As part of an ongoing ADSC research project on axial capacity of drilled shaft rock sockets in the Southeastern US, several test shafts were constructed this past week and the load test portion will commence […]